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Celeste Ng: Our Missing Hearts

The gripping, heart-rending follow-up to Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng (photo credit Kieran Kesner)
Saturday 25 May 2024
10-11am
Event Code: 96
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Banning books, waving flags and persecuting racial minorities. Sound familiar?

Celeste Ng’s third novel, Our Missing Hearts, is set in a marginally more dystopian version of Trump’s America as a patriotic new law removes children from dissident parents.

After New York Times–bestselling novel Little Fires Everywhere – which was adapted into a popular miniseries starring Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon – comes a similarly moving tale about the unbreakable bond between a mother and son.

Sit down with Celeste and host Claire Nichols to discuss hope, hero librarians and the power of art to create change.
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Celeste Ng appears thanks to the suppport of Sam Meers AO.

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