• Ninth House

    by Leigh Bardugo
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    Ninth House

Leigh Bardugo

presents

Ninth House:
A Novel

in conversation with KELLY LINK

This event includes a book signing

Date

Oct
16
Wednesday
October 16, 2019
7:00 PM
(Doors at 6:30)

Location

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

SOLD OUT.
There will not be a standby line for this event.

Harvard Book Store welcomes beloved, bestselling fantasy writer LEIGH BARDUGO—author of the Shadow and Bone trilogy, Six of Crows duology, and more—for a discussion of her debut adult novel Ninth House. She will be joined in conversation by KELLY LINK, master of short fiction and fantasy.

Update [Posted October 15]

Signing Line Passes are now sold out. Due to limited space in the venue, seating will be on a first come first serve basis. 

If venue capacity is reached for the reading, those who have purchased signing line passes are not guaranteed admittance to the talk, but are guaranteed a place in the signing line following the reading. 

Books will be for sale on-site, but quantities are limited. Those who purchase books on-site will have the opportunity to have their books signed after those with signing line passes have done so. 

Questions? Email info@harvard.com.

About Ninth House

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug-dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. In fact, by age twenty, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex is offered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities on a full ride. What’s the catch, and why her?

Still searching for answers, Alex arrives in New Haven tasked by her mysterious benefactors with monitoring the activities of Yale’s secret societies. Their eight windowless “tombs” are the well-known haunts of the rich and powerful, from high-ranking politicos to Wall Street’s biggest players. But their occult activities are more sinister and more extraordinary than any paranoid imagination might conceive. They tamper with forbidden magic. They raise the dead. And, sometimes, they prey on the living.

Praise for Ninth House

"Ninth House is the best fantasy novel I’ve read in years, because it’s about real people. Bardugo’s imaginative reach is brilliant, and this story―full of shocks and twists―is impossible to put down." —Stephen King

"Leigh Bardugo's Ninth House rocked my world. I could not get enough of sinewy, ghost-haunted Alex Stern, a heroine for the ages. With a bruised heart and bleeding knuckles, she risks death and damnation―again and again―for the people she cares about. I was cheering her on the whole way: from the first brilliant sentence of this book to the last. More, please, Ms. Bardugo." —Joe Hill, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2

"Ninth House is the best thing I’ve read in a long time. There’s so much magic here that you'll begin to feel it seeping into the room around you as you read, and characters so real you ’ll practically hear their voices in your ear. Leigh Bardugo has written a book so delicious, so twisty, and so immersive I wouldn’t blame you for taking the day off to finish it." —Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners and Get in Trouble

Kelly Link
Kelly Link

Kelly Link

Kelly Link is the author of the story collections Get in Trouble, Stranger Things Happen, and Magic for Beginners. Her stories have been published in The Best American Short Stories, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. Link is the cofounder of Small Beer Press. She has won the Nebula and World Fantasy awards and has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Born in Miami, Florida, she now lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Photo Credit: Sharona Jacobs

Leigh Bardugo
Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of fantasy novels and short stories. She is also a graduate of Yale herself and was a member of a secret society there. In Ninth House, Bardugo balances her imaginative world-building with the authenticity of the Yale college experience, which she knows firsthand. She was born in Jerusalem and grew up in Los Angeles, where she currently lives and writes.

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

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