Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

HOUSTON, TX

Kiese Laymon - HEAVY at Brazos Bookstore

LOCATION: 

2521 Holman St

Houston, TX 77004

This event is presented in partnership with Project Row Houses. It will be taking place in their main building on the ground floor.

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 

Northshire Bookstore presents: Kiese Laymon

Heavy: An American Memoir

Event address: 

Northshire Bookstore

424 Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Join us on Friday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m.as Kiese Laymon talks about his new book, Heavy: An American Memoir, a wrenching and provocative memoir about weight, abuse, and race, written with the charged intellect of Ta-Nehisi Coates and the piercing candor of Roxane Gay.

Event info: https://www.northshire.com/event/kiese-laymon

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

TIVOLI, NY

Upstairs at Murray's: Kiese Laymon - "HEAVY: An American Memoir"

Event address: 

Murray's Cafe

73 Broadway

Tivoli, NY 12583

A Fundraiser for Tivoli Free Library

Tickets Required

Tickets $17 - Includes one paperback copy of HEAVY: An American Memoir

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In this powerful, provocative, and universally lauded memoir—winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for literature—genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon “provocatively meditates on his trauma growing up as a black man, and in turn crafts an essential polemic against American moral rot” (Entertainment Weekly). Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York TimesPublishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal  (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics.

Event info: https://www.oblongbooks.com/events/upstairs-at-murrays-kiese-laymon

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