Miriam Toews with R.O. Kwon - Women Talking

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Presented by Book Passage at Book Passage, Corte Madera, Corte Madera CA

May 01 2019
Miriam Toews with R.O. Kwon - Women Talking

Two novelists in conversation about religious communities and women’s empowerment

Miriam Toews In Conversation with R.O. Kwon

Based on real events and told through the “minutes” of the women’s all-female symposium, Miriam Toews‘ masterful novel, Women Talking, uses wry, politically engaged humor to relate this tale of women claiming their own power to decide.

One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting. For the past two years, each of these women, and more than a hundred other girls in their colony, has been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for their sins. Now that the women have learned they were in fact drugged and attacked by a group of men from their own community, they are determined to protect themselves and their daughters from future harm.

Miriam Toews is the author of six previous bestselling novels: All My Puny SorrowsSummer of My Amazing LuckA Boy of Good BreedingA Complicated KindnessThe Flying Troutmans, and Irma Voth, and one work of nonfiction, Swing Low: A Life.

R.O. Kwon‘s nationally bestselling first novel, The Incendiaries, is an American Booksellers Association Indie Next #1 Pick and Indies Introduce selection, and it was named a best book of the year by over forty publications.

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7:00 – 8:30 pm

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Book Passage, Corte Madera

51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925

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