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Deborah Levy on Real Estate with Tash Aw

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Tuesday, 7:00 pm EDT September 14, 2021

Online via Zoom

Real Estate concludes Deborah Levy’s groundbreaking Living Autobiography trilogy. Tash Aw, the novelist known for The Harmony Silk Factory and Five Star Billionaire, joins Levy to celebrate the launch of her new book with a conversation on the final installment in the series. After exploring a woman’s search for meaning and the dimensions of love in the previous Living Autobiography books, Real Estate meditates on the home and the haunt of a patriarchal society.

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In Conversation

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    Deborah Levy

    Deborah Levy

    Deborah Levy writes fiction, plays, and poetry. Her work has been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, broadcast on the BBC, and widely translated. The author of highly praised novels, including The Man Who Saw Everything (longlisted for the Booker Prize), Hot Milk and Swimming Home (both Man Booker Prize finalists), The Unloved, and Billy and Girl, the acclaimed story collection Black Vodka, and two parts of her working autobiography, Things I Don’t Want to Know and The Cost of Living, she lives in London. Levy is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.

    Photo Credit: Sheila Burnett

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    Tash Aw

    Tash Aw

    Tash Aw is the author of four novels, including, most recently, We, the Survivors, as well as a portrait of a Chinese-Malaysian family, The Face: Strangers on a Pier. His work has won the Whitbread and Commonwealth Prizes, an O. Henry Award and twice been longlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. His fiction has also been translated into 23 languages. His writing regularly appears in the New York Times, the Guardian and the London Review of Books, among many other publications.

    Photo Credit: Stacy Liu