Presented by the National Book Foundation and BAM
Louise Erdrich reads from her story collection The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978—2008, followed by a Q&A session with moderator Aoibheann Sweeney and the audience.
Louise Erdrich is the author of numerous critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling novels, poems, and short story collections, including Love Medicine, The Master Butchers Singing Club, The Porcupine Year, and her most recent novel, The Plague of Doves. A member and descendant of the Chippewa nation, Erdrich is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the O. Henry Award, the Scott O’Dell Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978—2008 will be published in January 2009.