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BOOKMARKS PRESENTS A CONVERSATION WITH KIM EDWARDS With Support from Friends of the UNCG Libraries

Elliott University Center, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM.
Tickets go on sale December 1 from bookmarksnc.org


Kim Edwards’ debut novel, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, became an international sensation, selling more than four million copies in the United States and spending an unbelievable 122 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, 23 of those weeks in the number one spot. The book was deemed “The Book of the Year” in 2006 by USA Today, saying, “once you've read this heart wrenching story, it's easy to understand why it has connected with millions of readers.” Her collection of short stories, The Secrets of a Fire King, an alternate for the 1998 PEN/Hemingway Award, was rereleased in 2007.

On tour for the paperback release of The Lake of Dreams, A CONVERSATION WITH KIM EDWARDS, is her only North Carolina appearance. Edwards has won numerous awards, including a Whiting Award, a British Book Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the N…