WHO/WHAT: Join Edgar Award-winning author Naomi Hirahara as she discusses Little Tokyo’s history through her new book, “Evergreen” as part of the Japanese American National Museum’s book club, which highlights new publications by Japanese Americans or related to Japanese American history and culture. “Evergreen” is Hirahara’s follow-up to “Clark and Division,” a story of a Japanese American nurse’s aide who navigates the dangers of post-World War II and post-Manzanar life as she finds justice for a broken family. Hirahara’s presentation also will include photos from Little Tokyo in 1946, Boyle Heights and Burbank trailer parks. The discussion will be hosted both virtually and in person.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2 to 3:30 p.m. PDT. Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Ave., Los Angeles, California and online.
TICKETS: In person: $16 general admission; $9 students/seniors; free for members. Virtual tickets: $10, general admission; $5 students/seniors; free for members. To register, please visit janm.org/events and click on “JANM Book Club: Evergreen with Naomi Hirahara.”