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Writer Maria Kuznetsova Presents Her Debut Novel Oksana, Behave!  

Headshot of Maria KuznetsovaOn Thursday, October 10, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in Fahy Hall 236, writer Maria Kuznetsova will present her debut novel, Oksana, Behave! In this irreverent exploration of immigrant adolescence Kuznetsova embarks on a no holds barred examination of one young woman's search for home.

Praise for Oksana, Behave!:

"An 'irresistible' debut about a Russian American girl's bumpy path to adulthood." — Anthony Marra

"The voice is so, so sharp and so funny that I am just like tickled—tickled!—to be reading it." — Emma Straub, The Wall Street Journal

"Tragicomic and bittersweet . . . an immigrant's coming-of-age tale done with brio." — Kirkus Reviews

The reading will be followed by Q&A and book signing. Refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsors include the Russian and East European Studies Program, the Department of History, the Slavic Club, and the Office of International Programs.

Categories: Arts and Culture , Nation and World

For more information, please contact:

  • Maxim Matusevich
  • (973) 761-9386