in conversation with CHRISTINA TUCKER
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June 6, 2019
(Doors at 6:30)
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116
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Harvard Book Store is thrilled to welcome TAN FRANCE—beloved star of the Emmy-winning Netflix show Queer Eye and celebrated fashion designer—for a discussion of his new memoir, Naturally Tan. He will be joined in conversation by CHRISTINA TUCKER, co-host of the podcast Unfriendly Black Hotties and frequent fourth chair on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.
All tickets include a copy of Naturally Tan, personally pre-signed by the author. Limited quantity VIP tickets include a spot in the selfie line with the author after the event.
Update: Tickets are now sold out.
About Naturally Tan
In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France tells his origin story for the first time. With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan reveals what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few people of color in South Yorkshire, England. He illuminates his winding journey of coming of age, finding his voice (and style!), and how he finally came out to his family at the age of 34, revealing that he was happily married to the love of his life—a Mormon cowboy from Salt Lake City.
In Tan's own words, “The book is meant to spread joy, personal acceptance, and most of all understanding. Each of us is living our own private journey, and the more we know about each other, the healthier and happier the world will be.”
"Feisty and affecting. France's charming anecdotes and candid opinions exhibit no shortage of humor, and fans of the TV personality will revel in the peek into his colorful history." —Publishers Weekly
"France shares style tips and behind-the-scene stories in his recognizable-on-the-page voice with lots of humor and well-formed opinions." —Booklist
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This event will take place in the beautiful John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center in Boston, on the corner of Berkeley and Stuart Streets.
Back Bay Events Center is located within blocks of several MBTA stations.
Back Bay Station: servicing Commuter Rail, Amtrak, and the Orange Line. Located on Dartmouth Street between Stuart Street and Columbus Avenue, and on Clarendon Street near Columbus Avenue.
Copley Square Station: servicing the Green Line. Located at 640 Boylston Street and 230 Dartmouth Street.
Arlington Street Station: servicing the Green Line. Located at 300 Boylston Street and 20 Arlington Street.
Parking for the Back Bay Events Center is located one block from the facility at the Garage @ 100 Clarendon.
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