Author Visit: Jennine Capó Crucet

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location:Yusunas Meeting Room

You’re invited!

Please join DeKalb Community Members, Northern Illinois University students and faculty, along with special guest Jennine Capó Crucet at a Community Reception at the library!

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Crucet, author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, NIU’s book selection for the Common Reading Experience program for 2017-2019.

Make Your Home Among Strangers is a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, winner of the International Latino Book Award for Best Latino-themed Fiction 2016, and Longlisted for the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. It was named a best book of the season by Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Redbook, Bustle, NBC Latino, and Men’s Journal.

This is a free event open to the public. Food from Jimmy Johns will be provided.

If you have any questions, please email or call First- and Second-Year Experience at or at (815) 753-0028.

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