Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Mezzanine
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Rachel Kushner reading from her new novel, 'The Flamethrowers,' published April 2013. Available at the Yale Bookstore.
Jonathan Franzen called the National Book Award finalist "a thrilling and prodigious novelist."
Kushner's debut novel, 'Telex from Cuba,' was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, winner of the California Book Award, and a New York Times bestseller and Notable Book. It was named a best book by the Washington Post Book Book World, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Christian Science Monitor, and Amazon. Kushner's fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, Fence, Bomb, Cabinet, and Grand Street. She lives in Los Angeles.
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