Olivie Blake at First Parish Church
The Atlas Complex
In conversation with R.F. KUANG
January 13, 2024
7:00 PM ET
(Doors at 6:30 PM)
First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Book Store welcomes OLIVIE BLAKE—author of The Atlas Six—for a discussion of her new novel The Atlas Complex. She will be joined in conversation by R.F. KUANG—author of Yellowface.
There are two ticket options available for this event.
Book-Included Ticket: Includes admission for one and one hardcover copy of The Atlas Complex pre-signed by the author.
Admission-Only Ticket: Includes admission for one.
About The Atlas Complex
Only the extraordinary are chosen.
Only the cunning survive.
An explosive return to the library leaves the six Alexandrians vulnerable to the lethal terms of their recruitment.
Old alliances quickly fracture as the initiates take opposing strategies as to how to deal with the deadly bargain they have so far failed to uphold. Those who remain with the archives wrestle with the ethics of their astronomical abilities, while elsewhere, an unlikely pair from the Society cohort partner to influence politics on a global stage.
And still the outside world mobilizes to destroy them, while the Caretaker himself, Atlas Blakely, may yet succeed with a plan foreseen to have world-ending stakes. It’s a race to survive as the six Society recruits are faced with the question of what they're willing to betray for limitless power—and who will be destroyed along the way.
Praise for The Atlas Trilogy
“The Atlas Six introduces six of the most devious, talented, and flawed characters to ever find themselves in a magical library, and then sets them against one another in a series of stunning betrayals and reversals. As much a delicious contest of wit, will, and passion as it is of magic, this book is half mystery, half puzzle, and wholly a delight." —Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Night
“Lethally smart. Filled with a cast of brilliantly realized characters, each entangled with one another in torturously delicious ways, The Atlas Six will grip you by the throat and refuse to let go. Olivie Blake is a mind-blowing talent.” —Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights
“Compelling, entertaining, and addictive. The Atlas Six is academic Darwinism: survival of the smartest with a healthy dose of magic.” —T.L. Huchu, author of The Library of The Dead
“This chilling story of ambition and magic will make you question your own morals as you grow to love (and hate) its fascinating, ruthless cast of characters. I utterly devoured this book.” —Amanda Foody, New York Times bestselling author of All of Us Villains
Masks are encouraged but not required for this event.
Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes
As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and look for the newsstand called Crimson Corner. Turn right and proceed north along Mass. Ave. going toward the Cambridge Common. You will pass the Harvard Coop, Bank of America, and CVS. The First Parish Church is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church St. Please enter through the front door of the church.
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