Myriam Gurba to Join Rachel Kushner Event

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There are just two days until our California Book Club gathering with Rachel Kushner, and we hope you’ve had a thrilling time reading The Mars Room! We are writing to announce that Myriam Gurba will briefly join the discussion with Kushner, host John Freeman, and you, dear reader!

Gurba is a Mexican American writer and visual artist whose essays have appeared in the Paris Review and Time, among other publications. Her memoir, Mean—which was the California Book Club’s April selection—was named as a New York Times editors’ choice and ranked as one of the best LGBTQ books of all time by O, the Oprah Magazine. She is widely known for her incisive review of American Dirt, and Publishers Weekly said that she “has a literary voice like none other.” Gurba lives in Long Beach, California.

We are eager to hear Freeman and Gurba talk with Kushner about the process of writing The Mars Room, San Francisco, and the prison system.

Here are the details of the event:

    To sign up for Alta Journal’s California Book Club for free, click here. And don’t forget to join your fellow book club members in the Alta Clubhouse for ongoing discussions about our selected book of the month.

    Thanks, and see you Thursday!


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