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Louise Erdrich, The Round House

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm

Louise Erdrich, the highly acclaimed author of novels, poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir, has won the National Book Critics Circle Award and has been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. We are thrilled to welcome her to Bookshop in celebration of her new novel, The Round House.  


Louise Erdrich’s fine, tender, and candid new novel is told through 13-year-old Joe, who lives on an Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. When his mother is brutally attacked, Joe tries to seek his own justice in an adult world of flawed bureaucracy and broken systems. He begins to collect the old stories that have been handed down, stories that inform his understanding about what happened to his mother, and the novel reads as part mystery, part spiritual quest. He is a boy on the cusp of history, of grief and anger and forgiveness, and of a culture that is woven into him. This is a book you won’t want to miss.

“A stunning and devastating tale of hate crimes and vengeance…Erdrich covers a vast spectrum of history, cruel loss, and bracing realizations. A preeminent tale in an essential American saga.” --Booklist, starred review


Please join Bookshop in welcoming one of our favorite authors as she reads from her newest novel, signs copies, and participates in an audience Q&A.

Reserve your spot in the signing line when you purchase your copy of The Round House--which was just named a finalist for the National Book Award!

Author photo by Paul Emmel.

SKU: RoundHouse

Reserve your spot in the signing line at our October 18th event with Louise Erdrich! Your copy of The Round House,/i> will come with a numbered signing line voucher. (Please note that this will be used for prioritized signing, not seating. Open seating will begin at 6:00 for this 7:00 event. There are no reserved seats.)