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Tin House Presents Love Among the Ruins: From Norway to Nigeria, Portland to Hawaii

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Characters meet-cute and not-so-cute at a Viking museum above the Arctic Circle, a girls’ boarding school in a Nigeria torn apart by civil war, and wrestle with conflicts between love and loyalty in China, Hawaii, and right here in Portland. Four debut novelists—Rebecca Dinerstein (The Sunlit Night), Polly Dugan (The Sweetheart Deal), Chinelo Okparanta (Under the Udala Trees), and Cecily Wong (Diamond Head)—on falling into relationships where and when you least expect to. Moderated by Rachel Fershleiser (Tumblr).

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