When: Thu., June 20, 7-8 p.m. 2019
A powerful, moving coming-of-age novel that blurs the line between Young Adult and Women’s fiction, Better than Sisters opens in 1970s Brooklyn and morphs to the present day. Gigante-Brown weaves a timeless tale that spans several decades, generations, cultures and genres. She tells the story of two “forever friends” who are “better than sisters” because they chose each other. Catherine Gigante-Brown is a writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. She was born in Brooklyn, where she continues to live with her husband and son. This is her fourth novel published by Volossal.