Authors Guild Foundation – 2019 Author's Guild Foundation Benefit Auction
Auction Ends: Jun 3, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

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Monique Truong: Signed Advanced Reading Copy of Her New Novel and a Box of Marzipan Fruits

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$125 USD to pm5d33612
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

Item Description

A signed advanced reading copy of Monique Truong’s new novel, The Sweetest Fruits (Sept. 3, 2019, Viking), plus a box of marzipan fruits from Pasticceria Monteleone, a fab Sicilian bakery in Brooklyn:

Monique Truong is a novelist, essayist, and librettist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her first novel, The Book of Salt, was a New York Times Notable Fiction Book and the recipient of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, among other honors. Her second novel, Bitter in the Mouth, received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Truong has been a PEN/Robert Bingham Fellow, a Princeton University Hodder Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, a Visiting Writer at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, and a U.S.-Japan Creative Artist Fellow in Tokyo. A graduate of Yale University and the Columbia School of Law, Truong is also an intellectual property attorney.