Virtual event

The author will discuss “Sea of ​​Tranquility” at a virtual event

LITTLE ROCK — The If All Arkansas Read the Same Book virtual live event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with Emily St. John Mandel discussing her bestselling novel “Sea of ​​Tranquility” (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2022).

The virtual event is free. Registration information is available on the Arkansas State Library website at https://bit.ly/3PLStCl.

“Sea of ​​Tranquility” is a “novel of art, time, love and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a grim colony on the moon 500 years later, unveiling a history of mankind through centuries and space,” a statement said.

St. John Mandel is the bestselling author of many novels, including “The Glass Hotel”, https://www.hotsr.com/news/2022/jul/24/author-to-discuss-sea-of-tranquility -in -virtual/”Station Eleven” and “Sea of ​​Tranquility”. Her novel Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Prize, the Toronto Book Award and the Morning News Tournament of Books, and has been adapted into a limited series for HBO. She is a writer for The Millions and lives in New York with her husband and daughter, according to the statement.

For more information on St. John Mandel, visit http://www.prhspeakers.com.

The Arkansas Center for the Book at the Arkansas State Library is a division of the Arkansas Department of Education. The If All Arkansas Read the Same Book community reading project is made possible in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.