Will you be in New York City today?
Join La Casa Azul Bookstore in this celebration!
What: Las Comadres Book Launch Party for Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships
When: Thursday September 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Tonight)
Where: La Casa Azul Bookstore 143 E. 103rd Street (between Lexington & Park Ave) New York, NY 10029
Friendships can bring us peace, fill the emotional shortcomings in our romantic relationships, and help us remember what lies deep inside every one of us.For more than twenty-five years, the international organization Las Comadres Para Las Americas has been bringing together thousands of Latinas to count on, lean on, help, and advise one another. Comadre is a powerful term. It encompasses the most important relationships that exist between women: best friends, confidantes, coworkers, advisers, neighbors, godmothers to one’s children, and even midwives.Edited by acclaimed author and editor Adriana V. López, this collection of stories features twelve prominent Latino authors who reveal how friendships have helped them to overcome difficult moments in their lives.Fabiola Santiago, Luis Alberto Urrea, Reyna Grande, and Teresa Rodríguez tell their stories of survival in the United States and in Latin America, where success would have been impossible without a friend’s support. Esmeralda Santiago, Lorraine López, Carolina De Robertis, Daisy Martínez, and Dr. Ana Nogales explore what it means to have a comadre help you through years of struggle and self-discovery. And authors Sofia Quintero, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, and Michelle Herrera Mulligan look at the powerful impact of the humor and humanity that their comadres brought to each one’s life, even in the darkest moments.The following authors will be at the book launch party:Esmeralda Santiago, When I Was Puerto Rican, Conquistadora, Almost a Woman, The Turkish Lover Daisy Martinez, Daisy – Morning, Noon and Night Sofia Quintero, Efrain’s Secret, Divas Don’t Yield Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Juicy Mangos, Borderline Personalities Nora Comstock, National/International Founder of Las Comadres Para Las Americas – La Casa Azul Bookstore
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Don’t miss it!
Here are some photos of the authors at the launch party!