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Author Video: Adam Johnson Reads from The Orphan Master’s Son

Updated April 15, 2013: Congratulations to recent Library guest author Adam Johnson on winning the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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At the annual Friends of the Arlington Public Library meeting on June 14, author and short story writer Adam Johnson read from his latest novel.


The Orphan Master’s Son is set in North Korea during the treacherous reign of Kim Jong-Il.

Johnson has been published in Esquire, Harper’s Magazine and The Paris Review, and is an associate professor of creative writing at Stanford University.






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