Open Books: Gail Tsukiyama

Event detail
Add to my calendar

Join us when author Gail Tsukiyama reads and discusses her new novel A Hundred Flowers. This novel takes place in China in 1957 when Chairman Mao has declared a new openness in society.  Sheng has promised not to jeopardize the safety of his family by speaking about his political beliefs. But one morning he is arrested for writing a letter criticizing the Communist Party and sent to a labor camp for reeducation.  His wife Kai Ying and his son Tao stay behind trying to live a normal life and wait for his return when Sheng’s father Wei reveals a devastating secret which leads to his journey to find his son.  A book sale by Readers Books follows the event.

Upcoming Events

Delicious Desserts: Alice Medrich speaks
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Slavery: Ancient Greece and Rome vs. the American South
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:00 pm
Merced, Merced General Floor Area
Between His Walking Words/Entre Sus Palabras Andantes
Sunday, October 18, 2015, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

More related events

Take our survey