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New Canaan Library’s Spring Edition Fundraiser Features Douglas Stuart, Author of the 2020 Booker Prize Winning Novel, Shuggie Bain

April 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


New Canaan Library is pleased to announce this year’s Spring Edition: Virtual Issue fundraiser will feature Douglas Stuart as guest author. Mr. Stuart was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize in fiction for his debut novel, Shuggie Bain, a New York Times bestseller and major international hit, soon to be translated into 34 languages and developed into a full-length film. In addition to the prestigious Booker Prize, Shuggie Bain was a finalist for the National Book Award, a Kirkus Prize finalist, and long listed for the Andrew Carnegie Medal, the Pen Hemingway Debut Novel prize, and the Center for Fiction Debut Novel prize.

Spring Edition: Virtual Issue will be presented live via Zoom videoconference on Thursday, April 29, from 7 – 8 p.m. Individual tickets are $75, which includes a signed copy of Shuggie Bain, available for pick up from Elm Street Books. The event will feature a moderated conversation with Douglas Stuart, followed by a Q & A session. The Library is also pleased to support a special offering from Elm Street Restaurant: the “Shuggie Bain Box, “a unique selection of Scottish culinary delights, prepared by Chef Luke Venner of Elm Restaurant. The “Shuggie Bain Box” may be pre-ordered and picked up on April 29th.



April 29, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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