Join us for an evening with local authors Laurie Frankel and Garth Stein discussing Frankel’s new book This Is How It Always Is.
This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it’s about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again; parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts; children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don’t get to keep them forever.
"Laurie Frankel has written one of those very rare, special novels that examines the way we live--in our homes, in our families, in our bodies--with an astonishing balance of humor, complexity, and above all, kindness. This Is How It Always Is teaches us to look beyond the traditional binary oppositions of boy vs. girl, right vs. wrong, real vs. make-believe, and to find courage and beauty in the in-between."
--Ruth Ozeki, New York Times bestselling author of A Tale for the Time Being