Kate Christensen

A writer who has given us a number of wonderful novels, as well as two delicious food-centric memoirs (Blue Plate Special and How to Cook a Moose), Kate Christensen is back with a much-awaited new novel, The Last Cruise (Doubleday).

“From the first page of The Last Cruise, it’s clear that you’re in the hands of a masterful storyteller. With wit and precision, Kate Christensen wrangles a large cast of characters on a cruise in Hawaii that undergoes a disastrous series of calamites, deftly turning what appears to be a comedy of manners into an intimate and moving story about how human beings relate to each other in times of stress and upheaval – with plenty of sensuous details about food, sex, and drink along the way. This novel is a delight.” - Christa Baker Kline.

“In The Last Cruise Kate Christensen has given us a smart literary thriller whose ambitions extend well beyond its genre. It’s terrifying in ways you don’t expect.” —Richard Russo

Date: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: 
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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