Signed Copies from Kathryn Ma
Kathryn Ma is the author of the widely praised novel The Year She Left Us, which was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice and an NPR “Great Read” of the year. Her short story collection, All That Work and Still No Boys, won the Iowa Short Fiction Award and was named a San Francisco Chronicle “Notable Book” and a Los Angeles Times “Discoveries Book.” She is also a recipient of the David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Fiction and has twice been named a San Francisco Public Library Laureate.
On April 13th our new neighbor Mamahuhu will be hosting a book club for Kathryn's newest book, The Chinese Groove, moderated by Folio co-owners Alissa and Katerina. Book club attendees will receive a free copy of the book, but space is limited so contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and reserve your spot today! Kathryn will be joining the group after the discussion for a Q&A and signing.
On April 16th the San Francisco Public Library will be hosting Kathryn for a FREE in-conversation event with Julia Flynn Siler, the author of The White Devil's Daughters: The Women Who Fought Slavery in San Francisco's Chinatown. A book signing will follow the program.
If you are unable to attend either event but would like to order a signed copy of The Chinese Groove or The White Devil's Daughters: The Women Who Fought Slavery in San Francisco's Chinatown to pick up in-store or have shipped you can do so via this page. Please specify in your order notes if you would like your copy personalized or signed only.
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
An Amazon Editors' Pick
People, A Best Book of the Year
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During the first hundred years of Chinese immigration--from 1848 to 1943--San Francisco was home to a shockingly extensive underground slave trade in Asian women, who were exploited as prostitutes and indentured servants.