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Jonny Sun: Goodbye, Again w/ Mary H.K. Choi

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Join Books Are Magic in celebrating Jonny Sun's much anticipated essays, reflections and illustrations, in conversation with Mary H.K. Choi!

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The publisher has sent us a limited number of leaf pins designed after the cover of Goodbye, Again as a special gift that will be sent out to a few attendees who order a book ticket. Purchase a book ticket and be entered to get a pin!

The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.

Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his unique, funny, and heartfelt style. The pieces range from long meditations on topics like loneliness and being an outsider, to short humor pieces, conversations, and memorable one-liners.

Jonny's honest writings about his struggles with feeling productive, as well as his difficulties with anxiety and depression will connect deeply with his fans as well as anyone attempting to create in our chaotic world.

It also features a recipe for scrambled eggs that might make you cry.

Jonny Sun is the author of the illustrated essay collection GOODBYE, AGAIN (HarperPerennial, 4/20/2021). He is the best-selling author and illustrator of everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too (Harper Perennial, 2017), and known for his wildly popular twitter account @jonnysun. He is also the illustrator of Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda. He was a writer for the Emmy-nominated sixth season of the Netflix Original Series BoJack Horseman, and is currently writing a movie, a new book, and working on multiple other projects.

As a doctoral candidate at MIT and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, Jonny Sun studies social media, virtual place, and online community. He has a master’s degree in architecture from Yale and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Toronto. His latest art installation, The Laughing Room, was exhibited at MIT in 2018 and at TED in 2019. Previously, his artwork has been exhibited at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, the Harvard Art Galleries, MIT, the Yale School of Architecture, New Haven ArtSpace, and the University of Toronto. His plays have been performed at the Yale School of Drama, Factory Theater in Toronto, Hart House Theater, and Theater Lab in Toronto.

Jonny Sun’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, TIME Magazine, BuzzFeed, Playboy, GQ, and McSweeney’s, and he has been interviewed on NPR, Late Night With Seth Meyers, on the PBS Newshour, in the New York Times Like a Boss column, in the New York Times Magazine, in Vulture, as one of TIME Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet of 2017, and he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. His TED Talk has been viewed over 3 million times. For more on Jonny Sun, visit: https://www.jomnysun.com/

Mary H.K. Choi is the New York Times bestselling author of Emergency Contact, Permanent Record and Yolk. She has written for GQ, Wired, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Mary grew up in Hong Kong and Texas and now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her partner. Follow her on social @ChoitotheWorld and read more of her work on choitotheworld.com.

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