Laura Warrell presents Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm with Lisa Lucas, co-presented with Cafe con Libros
Those familiar with the New York Times magazine’s coverage of efforts to diversify publishing may recognize Laura Warrell’s novel Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm as Lisa Lucas’s first acquisition as Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books at Penguin Random House.
Warrell’s debut novel is told in the voices of a chorus of diverse women who all love the same trumpet player and ladies’ man, Circus Palmer. Jazz, sex, family, longing, and passion fill the pages. Author Jason Reynolds calls it, “dark and sexy, freeing and frightening, ecstatic and lonely… A modern masterpiece.” The Center for Fiction is thrilled to partner with fellow booksellers Cafe con Libros to bring Laura and Lisa to the stage to present this thrilling debut.
In-person tickets include a $10 bookstore voucher, redeemable toward the featured event book on the night of the event. All registrants will receive a link to livestream the event.