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In this tender and evocative novel about love, hope, familial devotion, betrayal, and sacrifice, Honor shows us two courageous women trying to navigate how to be true to their homelands and themselves at the same time.
Thrity Umrigar is the bestselling author of eight novels, including The Space Between Us, which was a finalist for the PEN/Beyond Margins Award, as well as a memoir and three picture books. Her books have been translated into several languages and published in more than fifteen countries. She is the winner of a Lambda Literary Award and a Seth Rosenberg Award and is Distinguished Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University. A former prize-winning journalist, she has contributed to the Boston Globe , the Washington Post, the New York Times and Huffington Post.
Umrigar will be in conversation with Ben Fountain, whose work has received the PEN/Hemingway Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award.