The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has announced the selection of the fiction work The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez as the CommunityREAD 2016 book. Ms. Henriquez will visit Hancock County on March 11th during CommunityREAD month for a public presentation at 7 p.m. at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.
The Book of Unknown Americans is a novel of hopes and dreams, guilt and love—a book that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.
Cristina Henríquez is the author of Come Together, Fall Apart, a collection of stories, The World in Half, and most recently The Book of Unknown Americans —a dazzling page-turner about a family’s hopes for their new life in America. The Book of Unknown Americans is one of the New York Times’ Notable Books of 2014 and made it onto many other Best of 2014 Book lists, including The Washington Post, NPR, among others. For more information about Community Read, click here.