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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

JOYNES EVENT: Joshua Furst

Thu, November 19, 2009 • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM • The Joynes Reading Room, Carothers 007A (CRD) enter through the east doors off the Quad

Short People

Short People

Author of The Sabotage Cafe and Short People

Joshua Furst will read from and discuss new fiction this Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Joynes Reading Room at 7:30PM. Furst is the author of the story collection Short People and the novel The Sabotage Cafe.

“Furst is an impressively sharp, compassionate and morally scrupulous anatomist of human relationships.”

--The New York Times Book Review on The Sabotage Cafe

“Furst writes with a diction that tugs at the heartstrings”

--The Washington Times on The Sabotage Cafe


“A charged debut collection....Like children, each story has its own way of demanding the reader’s attention.”

--The Chicago Tribune on Short People

“Any of these stories is enough to breat your heart... Joshua Furst’s debut is both enjoyable and important.”

--The Times Literary Supplement (London)  on Short People

This event is free.

The Joynes Reading Room is located on the east side of the Carothers Residence Hall. Call 512-471-5787 for more information.



Sponsored by: The Joynes Suite and the Mary Lu Joynes Endowment

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