Tommy Orange is the award-winning author of The New York Times bestselling novel “There There,” a multigenerational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few have seen: the lives of urban Native Americans.
For 12 years, Pierce County READS has encouraged residents to read copies of the same book at the same time and engage together in a countywide conversation to celebrate and explore the power and importance of books. Pierce County READS is part of the Pierce County Library System’s A Year of Reading.
Tacoma Reads 2019 is a partnership among the City of Tacoma, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and Tacoma Public Library,
with support from King’s Books, Pierce County Library System, Puyallup Public Library and University of Washington Tacoma.