Evening With An Author_Héctor Tobar

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Tue, Feb 13, 2024, 5:00 – 7:00 PM PST
Evening With An Author_Héctor Tobar

Susi Q Presents An Evening With an Author
Featuring Novelist
Héctor Tobar

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and novelist Héctor Tobar will be featured in conversation with well known arts columnist and podcaster Marrie Stone at the debut of the Susi Q’s 2024 “Evening With an Author” series. 

Tobar is the author of 6 books, including the NYT bestseller, Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free. In his recent critically acclaimed book, Our Migrant Souls, Guatemalan-born Tobar discusses what it means to be “Latino" in the United States right now. Come enjoy refreshments and wine in the company of fellow book lovers. Attendees will all receive a complimentary copy of Our Migrant Souls.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

Héctor Tobar
Héctor is a Professor of English and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He's written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Harpers, National Geographic, and was a contributing writer for the New York Times opinion pages. Héctor has also been also a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and its bureau chief in Buenos Aires and Mexico City

In a starred review, Bookpage calls Our Migrant Souls "one of the most important pieces of Latino nonfiction in several decades. Turning the last page, you will feel the weight of history on your shoulders." The New York Times calls Our Migrant Souls, "a resonant and deeply affecting book," And Publisher's Weekly (starred review) calls it "lyrical and uncompromising."

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