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      André Aciman and Dave Wheeler discuss 'Find Me' in Seattle

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      November 4, 2019


      1000 4th Avenue
      Seattle, Washington 98104

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      André Aciman and Dave Wheeler discuss 'Find Me'

      Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, 7 – 8:15 p.m.

      WhereCentral Library
      Audience: Adults
      Language: English
      Summary: Join us to hear novelist André Aciman, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name discuss his new book, which revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting.
      View in Catalog: "Find Me" by André Aciman
      Description: ABOUT THE BOOK:, No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book Review). Nearly three quarters of a million copies have been sold, and the book became a much-loved, Academy Award–winning film starring Timothée Chalamet as the young Elio and Armie Hammer as Oliver, the graduate student with whom he falls in love., In Find Me, Aciman shows us Elio’s father, Samuel, on a trip from Florence to Rome to visit Elio, who has become a gifted classical pianist. A chance encounter on the train with a beautiful young woman upends Sami’s plans and changes his life forever., Elio soon moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair, while Oliver, now a New England college professor with a family, suddenly finds himself contemplating a return trip across the Atlantic., Aciman is a master of sensibility, of the intimate details and the emotional nuances that are the substance of passion. Find Me brings us back inside the magic circle of one of our greatest contemporary romances to ask if, in fact, true love ever dies., ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:, André Aciman is the author of Eight White Nights, Call Me by Your Name, Out of Egypt, False Papers, Alibis, Harvard Square, and Enigma Variations, and is the editor of The Proust Project (all published by FSG). He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He lives with his wife in Manhattan., Dave Wheeler is associate editor for the book industry news source Shelf Awareness, here in Seattle. His first collection of poetry, Contingency Plans, was published by T.S. Poetry Press, and he has written numerous essays for Catapult, The Stranger, INTO, and The Morning News, among others., This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and Seattle City of Literature. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
      Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
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