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WLPN Presents: Ling Ma with Eye 94

  • The Dial Bookshop 410 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)

BOOK LAUNCH + RADIO BROADCAST! An event in our monthly series with Lumpen Radio. The Eye 94 crew will talk with writer Ling Ma about her brand new book Severance, a well-constructed, biting satire on capitalism and a moving glimpse into the roles of memory, place, and identity in a life. This conversation will be recorded for radio broadcast and refreshments will be served.

Want a sneak peek at the novel? You can read an excerpt here.

Join us to celebrate the launch of this hot summer read! 

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“In a breathtaking mash-up of now and just a hair beyond now, Ling Ma’s apocalypse glistens with terror, humor, anger, and humanity. I promise, you will not be able to stop reading this ingeniously constructed and electrifyingly harrowing book.” 
―Samantha Hunt, author of The Dark Dark

“As a look into where our overconsumption might lead us, Ling Ma’s Severance rings terrifyingly true. More than that, it’s a moving meditation on home, belonging, and life itself―all rendered in cool yet affecting prose that’s too good not to keep reading.” 
―Rachel Khong, author of Goodbye, Vitamin

Earlier Event: August 10
Second Friday
Later Event: September 20
KATHLEEN BELEW