The Idiot by Elif BatumanPosted: March 7, 2017 Filed under: the California Condition, writing Leave a comment
Friends, this book is brilliant, hilarious and compelling. I recommend it without reservation.
My galley copy there is banged up because I ripped it in half so I could bring the unfinished half on a trip, and what a delightful companion it was.
Come see me discuss the book with Elif herself at the LA Public Library downtown:
Monday March 20th
Free but get a ticket
Here are some choice excerpts from The Idiot:
Patricia Lockwood highlighted one of my fav parts on Twitter:
Elif some years ago introduced me to the street cats of Istanbul:
And showed me where to get corn:
Now, I can return the favor in Los Angeles and YOU can join the fun:
MONDAY MARCH 20
Mark Taper Auditorium – Central Library
The event is FREE but get a ticket.