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Time: May 29, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: City Opera House
Street: 106 E. Front St.
City/Town: Traverse City
Website or Map: http://www.nationalwritersser…
Event Type: literary
Organized By: Traverse City National Writers Series (NWS)
Latest Activity: Feb 7
An Evening with Emily Giffin and guest host Rich Fahle, CEO and founder of Bibliostar.tv.
After just six novels Emily Giffin has garnered a huge and loyal following. Her last three books have sold more than 400,000 copies each in hardcover and eBook alone, and she has debuted as high as #2 on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. Vanity Fair likened her to a modern day Jane Austen "who has deftly traversed the topics of love, lost love, marriage, motherhood, betrayal, forgiveness and redemption."
Her debut novel Something Borrowed, was made into a movie starring Kate Hudson and John Krasinski. That novel has sold more than 2.2 million copies. Her latest novel The One and Only is written with intelligence, warmth and wit. It’s a luminous novel about the choices we make in life and love, for better or worse.
Giffin, a Chicago native, graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After law school, she moved to Manhattan and practiced litigation at a large firm for several years while she paid back her school loans, wrote a novel in her very limited spare time and dreamed of becoming a writer. She quit her job, moved to London to write full-time and her dream became a reality when Something Borrowed became a surprise sensation, and Giffin vowed never to practice law again.
Giffin now resides with her husband and three young children in Atlanta, where she received the Georgia Debut Author of the Year Award.
$20 General Admission ($38 ticket plus book); $25 Reserved ($43 ticket plus book); $35 Premium Reserved ($53 ticket plus book); Educator Discount: $5 off ticket price with valid ID; Student Discount: $10 off ticket price with valid ID.
Tickets available online at www.cityoperahouse.org.