June 23, 2011 7:00pm
June 23, 2011, 7:00 pm, Tea of Ulaanbaatar author Chris Howard will be at Rainbow Book Cooperative for a reading. Howard’s debut novel is the story of disaffected Peace Corps volunteer Warren, who flees life in late-capitalist America to find himself stationed in the post-Soviet industrial hell of urban Mongolia. As the American presence crumbles, Warren seeks escape in tsus, the mysterious “blood tea” that may be the final revenge of the defeated Khans—or that may be only a powerful hallucinogen operating on an uneasy mind—as a phantasmagoria of violence slowly envelops him. Location: 426 W Gilman St. Madison, WI 53703-1009. For more information go to http://www.rainbowbookstore.org/.