View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Politics & Prose Presents GEORGE SAUNDERS
St. Paul's Church
Washington, DC
Share this event:
Get Tickets
Date
Feb 20, 2017 7:00 PM
Will Call opens at 6:00 PM



Admission Level Price Quantity
One Ticket & One Book $30.00 ($32.04 w/service fee)
One Ticket & One Copy of LINCOLN IN THE BARDO  
Two Tickets & One Book $40.00 ($42.39 w/service fee)
Two Tickets & One Copy of LINCOLN IN THE BARDO  
 
Delivery
(United States - Change Country)
 



Event

Politics & Prose Presents GEORGE SAUNDERS
One of our most distinctive short-story writers, George Saunders has won four National Magazine Awards for fiction, the Story Prize, and the World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story. His long-awaited first novel, LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, unfolds in a Georgetown cemetery in February 1862, where Abraham Lincoln has just buried his eleven-year-old son. But this is history with a supernatural twist. Willie, according to Tibetan tradition, is between one life and the next, a state known as the bardo. Until he moves on, his soul, like the nation his father leads, is contested territory. Saunders brings to life an uncanny chorus of spirits who lament their own states, chafe against the class and race distinctions that still constrain them, and advise Willie and his father, who visits his son's tomb several times during one night.

Discussion

Location

St. Paul's Church (View)
4900 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Remind Me

Outlook/iCal/Sunbird

Google Calendar

Email me days before.

Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of Brown Paper Tickets is subject to our Terms & Conditions. All rights reserved. © 2000-2016 Mobile EN ES FR