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Abraham Verghese with Aimee Liu (virtual event)

May 9, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Abraham Verghese with Aimee Liu discussing his novel, “The Covenant of Water.”

*** US orders only. We only ship books to addresses in the US.

Join us for a virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event:

Tuesday, May 9, 2022, 6pm PST/9pm EST

Abraham Verghese with Aimee Liu

discussing the writing life and his novel, “The Covenant of Water”

*Interviewer to be announced


  • $40 Ticket: Virtual Admission + a signed copy of the book
  • Ticket includes opportunity to watch the event on video-on-demand for five days, thru May 14 at midnight.
  • Books ship one week after the event.

From the bestselling author of Cutting for Stone comes The Convenant of Water, a stunning and magisterial epic of love, faith, and medicine set in Kerala, South India.

A shimmering evocation of a bygone era, Abraham Verghese’s latest novel, fourteen years in the making, is a masterful literary feat—a hymn to progress in medicine and to human understanding, and a humbling testament to the difficulties undergone by past generations for the sake of those alive today.

Abraham Verghese’s acclaimed earlier books are My Own Country, The Tennis Partner, and Cutting for Stone, which spent over two years on the New York Times bestseller list, was translated into more than 20 languages, and sold more than 1.5 million copies in the U.S. alone. It’s currently being adapted for film. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Dr. Verghese practices medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine

“The novel is full of compassion and wise vision. . . . I feel I changed forever after reading this book, as if an entire universe had been illuminated for me. It’s an astonishing accomplishment to make such a foreign world familiar to a reader by the book’s end.”—Sandra Cisneros on Cutting for Stone.

Aimee Liu is the author of four novels, most recently Glorious Boy, as well as the memoirs Gaining and Solitaire and numerous other nonfiction works. Her books have received a Literary Guild Super Release and Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Aimee earned her MFA at Bennington College and taught for many years in Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing Program.


May 9, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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