Jeffrey Eugenides - Fresh Complaint — at St. Paul's

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In his first-ever collection of short stories, Pulitzer Prize winner Eugenides combines brand-new themes with ideas from his beloved novels. The question of intersex identity that he explored in Middlesex reappears in one story; in another, Mitchell, one of the protagonists of The Marriage Plot, battles dysentery on a search for enlightenment. In other stories, an Indian-American teenager schemes her way out of an arranged marriage, a poet turns to white-collar crime, and a green-card marriage goes off the rails. Eugenides takes on his characters’ predicaments with the humor and compassion he’s known for, proving he’s a master of the short form as well as the long.

Eugenides will be in conversation with Tope Folarin, a writer based in Washington D.C. His debut novel, The Proximity of Distance, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster. 

1 Ticket: $10
1 Book and 1 Ticket: $32; $30 for members

Tickets will be available at the door. We are no longer able to take orders for signed copies in advance of this event.

All books and tickets will be available at will call at 6 p.m. the evening of the event.
Politics & Prose will not have books or tickets available for pick up prior to the evening of the event.


St. Paul's Church
4900 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Fresh Complaint: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374203061
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 3rd, 2017

Not Signed or Personalized