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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 sake martinis, 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
7-9pm
Middlesex Lounge
315 Massachusetts Avenue
Central Square, Cambridge
617-868-MSEX
(Central Square, Red Line subway stop)

Free for entry, and featuring the usual mingling, eating, and drinking, with extra sake martinis 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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