The Nashville Library’s series Salon@615 has been lucky enough to snag Emma Donoghue.  Ms. Donoghue’s collection of short stories Astray is an astoundingly creative collection of short stories pulled from newspaper headlines between 1767-1967.  The stories focus on the traumas of family life and friendship, how those relationships appear on the outside and how that appearance is deceiving to the parties.  Different in theme, but not in topic from her best selling ROOM.  Ms. Donoghue is an insightful and thoughtful observer of the fundamental tragedy of human interactions. Catch her at the library if you can, and click here for TNR’s review of Astray .

Salon@615: Emma Donoghue

November 13, 2012 6:15 PM

Auditorium – Main Library

This is a ticketed event. Advanced tickets are available for a $2.50 convenience fee per ticket. A limited number of free standby tickets will be available on the day of the event.

Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, discusses her latest collection of short stories. Astray contains fourteen fact-inspired stories about travels to, in and from North America.

Standby ticket distribution at 5:45 p.m. Talk begins at 6:15 p.m. Signing to follow.