PCV Book Group meets
PCV Book Group Gathering
This month, we're talking about Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng. Book Group is open to PCV members and volunteers, with non-members welcome to come once to try us out. Everything I Never Told You is the 2014 debut novel by Celeste Ng. The novel topped Amazon's Best Books of the Year list for 2014.
From the National Endowment for the Arts:
National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellow Celeste Ng grew up in Pennsylvania and Ohio in a family of scientists. A graduate of Harvard, she knocked it out of the park with her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, which was a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and Amazon #1 Best Book of 2014; winner of the American Library Association's Alex Award and the Asian/Pacific American Award for Fiction; and named a best book of the year by more than a dozen publications, including National Public Radio, Entertainment Weekly, School Library Journal, and The Huffington Post. A gripping page-turner and striking family portrait, the novel follows a Chinese American family in 1970s small-town Ohio as they try to understand the death of the oldest daughter, Lydia. It explores "alienation, achievement, race, gender, family, and identity—as the police must unravel what has happened to Lydia, the Lee family must uncover the sister and daughter that they hardly knew.... Achingly, precisely, and sensitively written" (Amazon.com). Writes The New York Times Book Review: "If we know this story, we haven't seen it yet in American fiction, not until now."
Since this is a Zoom event, we must have your registration a little while before the start of our meeting, so no latert than 1:15 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 20.