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Cornell Writer On Tour-Book Reading

  • 15 Sep 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Book Passage 1 Sausalito, San Francisco Ferry Bldg #42, San Francisco, CA 94111
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  • The event is free.

Registration is closed

Sung J. Woo, Arts ’94, will be at Book Passage, reading from his second novel Love Love (Soft Skull/Counterpoint Press).

An edgy, tender novel about art and athletics, family and adoption, remembrance and forgiveness – and Judy and Kevin, a sister and brother who share more than they know.

Sung J. Woo‘s short stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, PEN/Guernica, and KoreAm Journal. His debut novel Everything Asian won the 2010 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Literature Award.  A graduate of Cornell University with an MFA from New York University, he lives in Washington, New Jersey.

*Sung will be available for drinks after the book reading. Location TBD.

Advance praise for Love Love:

“You will love Love Love. Like Kevin on the tennis court, Sung J. Woo marries brute force with clever misdirection; brilliant flourishes with measured restraint; craft with strategy. The result is a gem of a novel, by turns poignant, heartbreaking and wickedly funny. The only dangling thread: when’s the film adaptation coming out?”

 - Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated executive editor and author of Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played

“Love Love is sad and funny and full of absolutely brilliant writing.”

 - Stewart O'Nan, bestselling author of West of Sunset and The Odds

Please contact Sung Woo '94 for any questions.

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