A funny, poignant, thoughtfully rendered novel about love, fear, death, race, music, and the intense passions of youth.
MICHAEL ZADOORIAN is the critically praised author of Beautiful Music, as well as The Leisure Seeker—the basis for the 2018 Sony Pictures Classics film starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland. Zadoorian is a recipient of a Kresge Artist Fellowship in the Literary Arts, the Columbia University Anahid Literary Award, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, the GLIBA Great Lakes Great Reads award, and a Michigan Notable Book Award. His other books are Second Hand: A Novel, and the story collection The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit. His work has appeared in the Literary Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, American Short Fiction, Witness, Great Lakes Review, North American Review, Detroit Noir, and the Huffington Post. A lifetime resident of the Detroit area, he lives with his wife in a 1937 bungalow filled with cats and objects that used to be in the houses of other people. His latest novel is The Narcissism of Small Differences.
- Feb 6, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — Flint Public Library, Flint, MI
- Apr 18, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA
- Apr 22, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — Springfield Writers & Music Series, Royal Oak Public Library, Royal Oak, MI
- May 14, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — Ferndale Area District Library, Ferndale, MI
- May 17, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — The Book Beat, Oak Park, MI
- Aug 6, 2020: Michael Zadoorian — Dog Ears Books, Northport, MI
A hilarious and poignant novel about growing up, buying in, selling out, and the death of irony.