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9/28 - "The Hotel Neversink" by Adam O'Fallon Price

Join us for a reading Saturday, September 28th at 6:00pm with novelist Adam O'Fallon Price for his new novel The Hotel Neversink.

About the Book

The magnificent Hotel Neversink is the crown jewel of the Catskills, a sprawling resort of unparalleled luxury that hosts athletes, actors, and even presidents. Owned and operated by the immigrant Sikorsky family, the hotel is a realization of their wildest American dream. But then a young boy disappears. This mysterious vanishing--and the ones that follow--will brand the lives of three generations. At the root of it all is Asher Sikorsky, the ambitious and ruthless patriarch whose founding of the hotel in 1931 sets a dark legacy in motion. His daughter, Jeanie Sikorsky, sees the Hotel Neversink into its most lucrative era, but also its darkest. Decades later, Asher's decendants grapple with the family's heritage in their own ways: grandson Len fights to keep the failing hotel alive, and great-granddaughter Alice sets out to finally uncover the identity of a killer who has haunted the hotel and family for decades. Told by an unforgettable chorus of Sikorsky family members--a matriarch, a hotel maid, a travelling comedian, the hotel detective, and many others--The Hotel Neversink is the gripping portrait of a Jewish family in the Catskills over the course of a century. With an unnerving eye and prose both comic and tragic, Adam O'Fallon Price details one man's struggle for greatness no matter the cost, and a long-held family secret that threatens to undo it all. 

About the Author

Adam O'Fallon Price's short fiction has been published in Harper's Magazine, The Paris Review, VICE, and many other places. His essays and reviews appear in venues such as Electric Literature, the Paris Review Daily, Ploughshares, and The Millions, where he is a staff writer. His first novel, The Grand Tour, was published in 2016. He lives in Carrboro, NC.


Event Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
517 Union Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
The Hotel Neversink Cover Image
ISBN: 9781947793347
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Published: Tin House Books - August 6th, 2019