From Words Bookstore:
Local independent bookseller [words] Bookstore is delighted to announce that New York Times best selling essayist Sloane Crosley will be in Maplewood to discuss and sign her latest collection of essays, Look Alive Out There on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 PM. The event will be held at the bookstore, located in the heart of downtown Maplewood at 179 Maplewood Avenue.
A contributing editor and books columnist for Vanity Fair, Sloane Crosley is the author of the novel The Clasp and two New York Times bestselling books of personal essays, I Was Told There’d Be Cake, a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American humor, and How Did You Get This Number.
Fans of Crosley’s work know her life is a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. In Look Alive Out There, whether it’s scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl or staring down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosley continues make readers laugh with her electric one-liners. And as her subjects become more serious, her essays deliver not just laughs but lasting emotional heft and insight.
This event is free and open to the public; no advance registration or book purchase required to attend. The author’s books will be available for purchase that evening.