Nell Freudenberger reading and discussion with Phillip Lopate – Eat, Drink & Be Literary at BAMcafe

April 2018

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Presented by the National Book Foundation and BAM

The acclaimed author of Lucky Girls reads from and discusses her most recent work, about a Bangladeshi Muslim woman whose online courtship leads to marriage in America.

Nell Freudenberger is the author of The Dissident, a novel about a Chinese performance artist in Los Angeles, and The Newlyweds, about a Bangladeshi Muslim woman whose online courtship leads to marriage in America. She is also the author of the short story collection Lucky Girls, which won the PEN/Malamud Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. Freudenberger, a Guggenheim Fellow, was a recipient of a 2005 Whiting Award and was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists and one of The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40.” She lives in Brooklyn.

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