Local author and staff favorite Emily St. John Mandel presents her third novel, The Lola Quartet, with a launch party and reading, with an opening musical performance by guitarist Tzvi Skolnik!
In The Lola Quartet, mistakes made years in Gavin Sasaki's past come back to haunt him as mistakes made in his career send him back to his hometown. An intense piece of literary noir, the plot spans jazz, Django Reinhardt, economic collapse, friendship and love, Florida's exotic wildlife problem, fedoras, and the unreliability of memory.
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Gavin Sasaki is a promising young journalist in New York City, until he’s fired in disgrace following a series of unforgivable lapses in his work. It’s early 2009, and the world has gone dark very quickly; the economic collapse has turned an era that magazine headlines once heralded as the second gilded age into something that more closely resembles the Great Depression.