You are here

Back to top

Ladies Lunch and Literacy with Dana Czapnik

For tickets and information please visit the Brown Paper Tickets website by clicking here!

Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy is delighted to welcome Dana Czapnik to the South Bay in celebration of her debut, The Falconer.

We invite all genders of book lovers to join us for lunch at Jackson's in El Segundo with Dana Czapnik, greet friends, converse, and discover our new non-profit beneficiary, The Advot Project. 

Registration and informal discussions with our author begins at 11:30am. Lunch and our formal program begins promptly at noon. Reservations are required and limited.

Event Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:30am
Address: 
Jacksons Food + Drink
2041 Rosecrans Ave.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Books: 
The Falconer: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501193224
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - January 29th, 2019

There is so much I love about this exceptional debut; the language, the characters, the setting, and the sense of learning anew from an age-old experience. This coming of age story is poetic, honest, insightful and beautifully written from the viewpoint of 17-year-old Lucy (Loose) Adler who is an extraordinary basketball player, social outcast, and out-of-the-box thinker. She is also in love with her best friend and fellow basketball player Percy. They have been inseparable since they were 5 years old, sharing hoops, drugs, secrets, and experiences, even as Lucy has kept this one very big secret from him. Against the backdrop of New York City and their extremely different backgrounds, these two friends are most comfortable when they are together.

What I loved about this book is that I found so many passages worth re-reading, while the familiarity of the day and the age brought me back to many of my experiences from a similar time. This an author to watch! – Terry