Get to Know Author Amor Towles

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Amor Towles is the author of Rules of Civility.

Mr. Towles is an ardent fan of early 20th century painting, 1950’s jazz, 1970’s cop shows, rock & roll on vinyl, obsolete accessories, manifestoes, breakfast pastries, pasta, liquor, snow-days, Tuscany, Provence, Disneyland, Hollywood, the cast of Casablanca, 007, Captain Kirk, Bob Dylan (early, mid, and late phases), the wee hours, card games, cafés, and the cookies made by both of his grandmothers.

His only other published work is a short story cycle called “The Temptations of Pleasure” published in 1989 in Paris Review 112.

Amor Towles


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August 17 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

Darien Library – Summer Reading Finale

1441 Post Road

Darien, CT

September 26 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

King’s English Bookshop

1511 South 1500 East

Salt Lake City, UT

September 27 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

Barnes & Noble

12000 SE 82nd Ave

Portland, OR

September 28 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

Diesel

225 26th St.

Santa Monica, CA

September 29 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

Elliot Bay Book Co.

1521 10th Ave

Seattle, WA

September 30 at 7:00 PM

Reading, Q&A and signing

Books, Inc.

1760 Fourth St

Berkeley, CA

October 25 at 7:30 PM

Reading, Q&A – along with Alan Hollinghurst

Philadelphia Free Library

1901 Vine Street

Philadelphia, PA

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