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Emma Straub – In Person
May 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Magic City Books is thrilled to welcome superstar author and bookseller Emma Straub for an in person event to celebrate her new novel, This Time Tomorrow on Wednesday May 25 at 7:00 pm at Cain’s Ballroom. Emma will be in conversation with Magic City Books co-founder, Jeff Martin.
With her celebrated humor, insight, and heart, beloved New York Times bestseller Emma Straub offers her own twist on traditional time travel tropes, and a different kind of love story.
This Time Tomorrow takes us back to the 1990’s so come dressed in your best “90’s attire” and be ready to have a lot of fun.
This Time Tomorrow will be on sale starting May 17. You can pre-order a copy at Magic City Books or online at: https://magiccitybooks.square.site/product/this-time-tomorrow-signed-edition-/709.
About This Time Tomorrow
On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s life isn’t terrible. She likes her job, even if it isn’t exactly the one she expected. She’s happy with her apartment, her romantic status, her independence, and she adores her lifelong best friend. But something is missing. Her father, the single parent who raised her, is ailing and out of reach. How did they get here so fast? Did she take too much for granted along the way?
When Alice wakes up the next morning somehow back in 1996, it isn’t her 16-year-old body that is the biggest shock, or the possibility of romance with her adolescent crush, it’s her dad: the vital, charming, 49-year-old version of her father with whom she is reunited. Now armed with a new perspective on her own life and his, is there anything that she should do differently this time around? What would she change, given the chance?
Emma Straub is the New York Times–bestselling author of four other novels—All Adults Here, The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures—and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her books have been published in twenty countries. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.
Praise for This Time Tomorrow
“If I could time travel, I’d go back just far enough to start Emma Straub’s beautiful novel This Time Tomorrow again for the first time. The pages brim with tenderness and an appreciation for what we had and who we were. I could not have loved it more.”—Ann Patchett, New York Times bestselling author of The Dutch House
“A beautifully made, elegant music box of a novel that sets in motion its clever clockwork of delight—then breaks your heart with its bittersweet, lingering song.”—Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow
“I just finished This Time Tomorrow and I’m crying at its message and its honesty and its utter beauty. And now I have to go call my mom.” —Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of Wish You Were Here
“This Time Tomorrow is that rare one-in-a-million novel that not only pulls you wholly into itself, but leaves a lasting mark when it finally releases you. Never has Straub’s writing been more incisive, clever, and emotionally generous— which is really saying something. The kind of book that will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you call the people you love. Exceptional.”—Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation
“So big-hearted and poignant, I could not bear to put it down. I laughed and cried. Wonderful.” — Kate Baer, author of I Hope This Finds You Well