Monday, July 21, 2008

The Good Thief, Hannah Tinti's ( GSAS '97) Debut Novel



Hannah Tinti's (GSAS '97) debut novel, The Good Thief, will be released in the United States on August 26, 2008; it is published by The Dial Press, a division of Random House, and was just released in Great Britain. The novel, set in 19th-century New England, is a fast-paced adventure story that features a one-handed orphan boy, seedy characters, and a journey through fishing ports and early industrial towns, according to Ms. Tinti. Previously, she worked for magazines, published a collection of short stories in 2004 called Animal Crackers, and is editor of a literary magazine, One Story. Click here for a recent article on Ms. Tinti.

Be sure to visit Ms. Tinti's website by clicking here. On September 10, 2008 at 7pm at the Happy Ending Bar (302 Broome St, NY, NY, Ms. Tinti will be doing a reading with NYU alumnus, Darin Strauss.


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