Wednesday, March 15
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Dobbs Ferry Public Library and Mercy College presents The Big Read: A Book Discussion of Infinite Country by Patricia Engel.
In the Dobbs Ferry Public Library Community Room.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest
Infinite Country is a novel by NEA Creative Writing Fellow Patricia Engel about a teenage daughter who tries to make her way from Bogotá, Colombia, to the U.S., and her mother and siblings who seek safety and opportunity in New Jersey amidst fears that they will be deported like her father. All members of the family hold on to hope, their culture, each other, and the dream of a better life.
Patricia Engel is the New York Times Bestselling and award-winning author of Infinite Country; The Veins of the Ocean; It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris; and Vida. Her next book, The Faraway World, will be published in October 2022. You can read more about her at her website: https://patriciaengel.com
Patricia Engel was featured in the By the Book section of the The New York Times Book Review several weeks ago where authors give insights into their reading preferences. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/26/books/review/patricia-engel-by-the-book-interview.html
Please click here for some information about the book: https://www.arts.gov/initiatives/nea-big-read/infinite-country