After his stunning 1997 short story collection Drown, springboarded him into international prominence, Junot Diaz delivered on that early promise in 2008 with his novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Now, Diaz returns to the short story in his third book, This Is How You Lose Her.
In his latest collection to be released on September 11, Díaz turns his remarkable talent to the haunting, impossible power of love -obsessive love, illicit love, fading love, maternal love.
On Friday, September 21 at 7 p.m. Diaz reads from, discusses and signs copies of This is How You Lose Her at the , 441 Freedom Parkway.
Tickets are required for admission to the event.
They are available at the bookstore sponsoring Diaz's appearance, A Cappella Books, 208 Haralson Avenue (at the corner of Dekalb Avenue) in Inman Park. Tickets are also available online at acappellabooks.com.
Indidvidual tickets are $29 and include a signed, first edition copy of the new book. Couples tickets are $40 and also include one signed, first edition copy of the book, and admission for two.
If the event is not sold out in advance, tickets will also be available at the door at the Carter Center beginning at 6 p.m. the night of the event.
-The Penguin Group and A Cappella Books contributed this report