When:
Saturday, Mar 04, 2023 5:00p -
6:00p

Where:
Porter Square Books
25 White St
Cambridge, MA 02140

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Admission:
FREE

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Categories:
Accessible Spots, Art, Kid Friendly

Event website:
https://www.portersquarebooks.com/event/patricia-park-author-imposter-syndrome-and-other-confessions-alejandra-kim-conversation

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Patricia Park, author of Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim, for an event in conversation with Jennifer De Leon! This event will take place on Saturday, March 4 at 5pm at Porter Square Books (25 White St. Cambridge, MA 02140). RSVP here to let us know you're coming and to receive event updates!


The award-winning author of Re Jane makes her young adult debut in a funny, poignant, and powerful novel about a multicultural teen struggling to fit into her whitewashed school, her diverse Queens neighborhood, and even her own home as her family reels from the loss of her father.


Alejandra Kim doesn’t feel like she belongs anywhere. At her wealthy Manhattan high school, her súper Spanish name and súper Korean face do not compute to her mostly white "woke" classmates and teachers. In her Jackson Heights neighborhood, she’s not Latinx enough. Even at home, Ale feels unwelcome. And things at home have only gotten worse since Papi's body was discovered on the subway tracks.


Ale wants nothing more than to escape the city for the wide-open spaces of the prestigious Wyder University. But when a microaggression at school thrusts Ale into the spotlight—and into a discussion she didn’t ask for—Ale must discover what is means to carve out a space for yourself to belong.


Patricia Park’s coming-of-age novel about a multicultural teen caught between worlds, and the future she is building for herself, is an incisive, laugh-out-loud, provocative read.

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