Environment Furniture will be hosting a book signing for The Things We Tell Ourselves on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 5pm, with author Victoria Namkung (3315 Hyland Ave., Suite F, Costa Mesa, CA 92626). All events are free and open to the public. There will be wine and light bites, along with comfy couches and chairs. Books will be available for $15. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Things We Tell Ourselves is a literary examination of the damage that one generation can inflict on the next and the compromises we make between our ideals and life’s realities, between what we desire and doing the right thing.
Twenty-two-year-old Georgina Park dreams of being a hard-hitting journalist, but to pay the bills she’s covering the red carpet for a celebrity magazine. Her world is turned upside down when a chance meeting with Simon Grant, an Australian TV reporter who is 20 years her senior—and married—leads to an intense, sexually charged relationship that continues even after he returns home to Sydney.
But when some compromising photos from Georgina’s past come back to haunt her years later, it appears Simon is to blame. Now a prolific newspaper columnist and college instructor, Georgina must use her investigative reporting skills to save herself—and revisit the affair that started it all.
Set in Los Angeles, The Things We Tell Ourselves takes readers from the klieg lights of Hollywood to the dark corners of the Internet, exploring love, marriage and technology along the way.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Victoria Namkung has written extensively for the Los Angeles Times, InStyle, USA Today and The Huffington Post, among other publications. She received her master’s degree from UCLA and appears on Mike Epps’ AOL Originals series, That’s Racist. She lives in Los Angeles. Learn more at victorianamkung.com.