The Presence of Absence: Simon Van Booy in Santa Monica, CA

February 16 | 6:30 p.m. (PT)

Hosted by DIESEL

Simon Van Booy presents his new novel, The Presence of Absence, which Publishers Weekly calls “some of the most beautiful prose of Van Booy’s oeuvre,” and acclaimed author Ann Beattie calls “A moving, brilliant book.”

Van Booy will appear in conversation with Roda Ahmed, author of the bestselling children’s book Mae Among the Stars.