|Monday, May 7, 2018||5:30PM - 7:30PM||208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place|
Kim Thúy reads from her novel Vi followed by audience Q&A.
CBC News describes Vi as “exploring the lives, loves and struggles of Vietnamese refugees as they reinvent themselves in new lands.”
4:00-5:00: Book signing and reception. The book “Vi” will be available for sale and the author will sign copies. Light refreshments will be served.
5:30-7:30: Presentation by Kim Thuy
Born in Saigon in 1968, KIM THÚY left Vietnam with the boat people at the age of ten and settled with her family in Quebec. A graduate in translation and law, she has worked as a seamstress, interpreter, lawyer, restaurant owner, and commentator on radio and television. She lives in Montreal and devotes herself to writing.
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