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Fiction at Literati: Akil Kumarasamy and Lillian Li

We're pleased to welcome Lillian Li and Akil Kumarasamy back to Literati Bookstore for an event celebrating the paperback release of their novels, Number One Chinese Restaurant, and Half Gods, respectively.  Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. 

Lillian Li received her BA from Princeton and her MFA from the University of Michigan. She is the recipient of a Hopwood Award in Short Fiction, as well as Glimmer Train's New Writer Award. Her work has been featured in Guernica, Granta and Jezebel. She is from the D.C. metro area and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Number One Chinese Restaurant is her first novel.

Akil Kumarasamy is a writer from New Jersey. Her fiction has appeared in Harper's MagazineAmerican Short FictionBoston Review, and elsewhere. She received her MFA from the University of Michigan and has been a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the University of East Anglia. Half Gods is her first book.

Event date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Number One Chinese Restaurant: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250229328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - June 4th, 2019

Half Gods Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214959
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - July 9th, 2019