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Please join us for our most special event yet, the Four Stories/Good Shufu Book Celebration Bash, featuring all-star readings and festivities to toast the forthcoming launch of Four Stories founder Tracy Slater's book The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, & Home on the Far Side of the World, named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for Summer 2015. There will be asian-themed cocktails, special prizes from Japan, and readings from:

  • Alysia Abbott, author Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, named a New York Times Editors' Choice and one of the best books of 2013 by The San Francisco Chronicle, Goodreads, and others.
  • Julia Glass author of the National Book Award-winning novel Three Junes and cofounder of the arts festival Twenty Summers.
  • Michael Lowenthal, author of novel The Paternity Test, an IndieNext selection and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.
  • Tracy Slater, Four Stories founder and author of the memoir The Good Shufu, a Barnes & Nobles Discover Great New Writers Selection.

With guest host hottie, the beebster himself: Steven Beeber!

June 26, 2015
Middlesex Lounge
315 Massachusetts Avenue
Central Square, Cambridge
(Central Square, Red Line subway stop; Please note that starting at 7pm, Mass Ave between Prospect and Bigelow Streets will be closed to traffic due to another event near City Hall)

Free for entry, and featuring the usual mingling, eating, and drinking, with Japanese-themed cocktails to boot, and--if guest-host Beeber gets drunk enough--some impromptu karaoke, as well as our traditional Four Stories style of intellectual inquiry: Ask the best question, win a free drink.

Plus, in additional celebration of Tracy's book, bring proof of a pre-order of The Good Shufu and get a special free gift from Japan!

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