“THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE is flat-out brilliant."            -- Kevin Wilson, author of Nothing To See Here

"...the kind of book readers will wish would never end."

  -- Publishers Weekly  (starred review)  

    

                                                                        

A Recommended Book From:
Publisher's Weekly (starred review), USA Today,
The Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star-Tribune,
Refinery 29, Lambda Literary
A Best Book of the Month from Aamazon and Kirkus    

ON SALE JULY 7, 2020

 

                         Photo credit: Laura Bianchi

 
PRESS

Praise for THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE

 

“Lysley Tenorio's THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE is flat-out brilliant, and what makes it so wondrous is how Tenorio controls the complexity of the narrative. How can a book be filled with so much humor, such a light touch, and yet still touch that weird place in our heart that can break us apart? Excel and his mother, Maxima, are characters you won't forget, and the world in which they exist, stuck between belonging and not belonging, does not deserve them.”
 

--Kevin Wilson, author of Nothing To See Here

 
 
EVENTS

Monday, July 20, 2020/ 6:30PM (PST)

Virtual Event: Reading and Conversation with MIA ALVAR

Sponsored by Warwick's Books in San Diego

Tuesday, July 28, 2020/ 11:00AM (PST)

Lockdown Lit Reading with SAMEER PANDYA, Livestream on Facebook 

Sponsored by ZYZZYVA and The Booksmith in San Francisco

Friday, August 7, 2020/ 7:00PM (EST)

Zoom Event: LYSLEY TENORIO and QUAN BARRY in Conversation with ANTHONY DOERR

Sponsored by Books Are Magic in Brooklyn

Saturday, August 29, 2020 (details to come)

Reading w/ poet BRUCE SNIDER 

Sponsored by Green Apple Books in San Francisco

 

Lysley Tenorio

lysleyt [at] gmail.com

 

Literary Representation: 

Julie Barer

The Book Group

julie [at] thebookgroup.com

Publicity Requests:

Caitlin Mulrooney

Directory of Publicity 

Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins

Caitlin.Mulrooney-Lyski [at] harpercollins.com

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