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Author Book Reading: Steven Rowley

June 4 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Copperfield’s Books is thrilled to welcome bestselling author Steven Rowley to Healdsburg in celebration of his new book – The Celebrants.

This event will include a Q&A session and book signing. Seating is limited so registration is required.

Get a free pour from one of Thumbprint’s delicious wines with purchase of the book.

Additional glasses of wine will be for sale all evening.

A Big Chill for our times, celebrating decades-long friendships and promises–especially to ourselves–by the bestselling and beloved author of The Guncle.

It’s been a minute–or five years– since Jordan Vargas last saw his college friends, and twenty-eight years since their graduation when their adult lives officially began. Now Jordan, Jordy, Naomi, Craig, and Marielle find themselves at the bring of a new decade. with all the responsibilities of adulthood, yet no closer to having their lives figured out. Though not for lack of trying. Over the years they’ve reunited in Big Sur to honor a decades-old pact to throw each other living “funerals,” celebrations to remind themselves that life is worth living–that their lives mean something, to one another if not to themselves.

But this reunion is different. They’re not gathered as they were to bolster Marielle as her marriage crumbled, to lift Naomi after her parents died, or to intervene when Craig pleaded guilty to art fraud. This time, Jordan is sitting on a secret that will upend their pact.

A deeply honest tribute to the growing pains of selfhood and the people who keep us going, coupled with Steven Rowley’s signature humor and heart, The Celebrants is a moving tale about the false invincibility of youth and the beautiful ways in which friendship helps us celebrate our lives, even amid the deepest challenges of living.

Author: Steven Rowley is the bestselling author of five novels including, Lily and the Octopus, a Washington Post Notable Book; The Editor, and NPR Best Book of the Year; The Guncle, a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor and Goodreads Choice Awards finalist for Novel of the Year; and The Celebrants. His fiction has been translated in twenty languages. He resides in Palm Springs, California.

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