Vancouver author Lindsay Wong will be stopping in Kamloops next month to discuss her latest book and you could be in the audience... because it is a free event.
Hosted by CBC as part of their annual Canada Reads contest, host Shelley Joyce will talk with Wong about The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons and My Crazy Chinese Family.
The book is a memoir of Wong's childhood and provides a funny and poignant look inside her family's history of mental illness. During the conversation, she'll share photos and stories and all of it will be recorded for playback on several CBC programs.
There will also be a chance for audience questions at the end.
Wong's book is one of five finalists for this year's Canada Reads contest; the others are Homes by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah with Winnie, Brother by David Chariandy, By Chance Alone by Max Eisen and Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette.
The winner will be decided over four days of debate at the end of March.
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