Wednesday, October 11, 7pm
Left Bank Books
Left Bank Books welcomes Midwest author Bryn Greenwood, who will sign and discuss her new novel, All the Ugly and Wonderful Things!
As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house, until one night her star gazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father's thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold. But when tragedy rips Wavy's family apart, what is beautiful to Wavy looks ugly under the scrutiny of the outside world. A powerful novel you won’t soon forget, All the Ugly and Wonderful Things challenges all we know and believe about love.
“If you’re looking for a dangerous, shocking, and unexpectedly touching story, this is it . . . This is a book that will shake you to the core.” —Bustle
This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.
Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.