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King's English Bookshop Update

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POSTPONED John Rember | A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World

This event will be re-scheduled. Please watch for updates!

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop.

John Rember will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World

Written with clarity, tenacity, humor, and warmth, A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World attempts to find tolerable ethical positions in the face of barely tolerable events--and the real possibility of an intolerable future. It is a compelling, surprising, disturbing, and highly literate work of reportage and contemplation. It is both a collection of gentle-spirited wisdom and a rumination on ruin, as if distilled in equal measure from the spirits of Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It and Cormac McCarthy's The Road.

Through these ten essays, each further broken into ten smaller pieces, Rember examines the practical and ethical dilemmas of climate change, population, resource depletion, and mass extinction. At the same time, he never forgets those improbable connections between human beings that lead to moments of joy, empathy, and grace.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World from The King's English. 

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order* your signed copy of A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

Event date: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780826361356
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Published: University of New Mexico Press - March 15th, 2020