New York Times-bestselling author and playwright Chris Bohjalian will present his new novel, The Red Lotus on Saturday, Mar. 21 at Library Headquarters in Meeting Room A. The novel will be released and for sale on March 17, 2020, and Bojalian is embarking on his Red Lotus Rock 'n Roll Book Tour and is coming to Gainesville as one of his first stops!
Bohjalian is the author of more than 20 novels, including The Sandcastle Girls and The Night Strangers. His book The Flight Attendant will be a limited TV series on HBO, produced by and starring actress Kaley Cuoco. He is adapting his Oprah’s Book Club novel Midwives into a stage play that will have its world premiere in January at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Bohjalian’s works have made Best Books of the Year lists in the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Salon, and more.The Red Lotus is a global thriller that begins as an American man disappears in Vietnam and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor, must unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance, which leads her back to the hospital where they met.