Emily Fridlund

By Admin on December 29, 2017 in
May 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Roseville Public Library
2180 Hamline Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113

Monday, May 7 at 7 PM

Roseville Public Library
2180 Hamline Avenue N, Roseville

Emily Fridlund’s opus History of Wolves straddles the line between thriller and coming-of-age novel. Fridlund’s teenage protagonist, Linda, is an outsider in her close-knit Northwoods community. She finally finds a sense of belonging babysitting for the eccentric Gardner family, but the role comes with expectations and secrets she is ill equipped to handle. History of Wolves shortlisted Fridlund for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. Before and after its release, the book won a host of other honors besides: it is a #1 Indie Next Pick, Barnes & Noble Discovers Great New Writers Selection, New York Times Editors Choice, and a USA Today Notable Book. National Public Radio notes: “Fridlund does a remarkable job transcending genres without sacrificing the suspense that builds steadily in the book… It is as beautiful and as icy as the Minnesota woods where it’s set, and with her first book, Fridlund has already proven herself to be a singular talent.”

A podcast of Fridlund’s Club Book discussion will be available a few days after the event!

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