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Book Club Special: Meet the Author Rachel Heng [FULLY BOOKED]

Join us for an evening of literary delight as we gather with fellow bibliophiles to dive deep into Rachel’s latest novel, The Great Reclamation.

This is a unique opportunity to meet the talented author herself and gain insights into the inspiration behind the story, the characters’ development and the underlying themes that resonate throughout the narrative.

Book Club Special: Meet the Author, Rachel Heng
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thinkspace Library

Complimentary event for Members. Light refreshments will be served.

Chosen Title: The Great Reclamation by Rachel Heng
Moderator: Christi Novomesky

Set against a changing Singapore, a sweeping novel about one boy’s unique gifts and the childhood love that will complicate the fate of his community and country.


About the Author
Born and raised in Singapore, Rachel Heng is the author of The Great Reclamation, which has received accolades and rave reviews. She also wrote the novel Suicide Club, which was translated into ten languages. Her short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Glimmer Train, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere. She received her MFA from the Michener Center for Writers and has received grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the National Arts Council of Singapore, among others. She is currently an assistant professor of English at Wesleyan University.

Book Reviews
‘An intimate love story and an epic historical tale that is sure to be read for years to come’.
Julie Otsuka, author of The Buddha in the Attic

‘Extraordinary . . . Every page pulses with mud and magic’.
Miranda Cowley Heller, author of The Paper Palace


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• Min. 12 pax; max. 30 pax

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August 16, 2023

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