Yuri Herrera at Maple Street Book Shop

Maple Street Book Shop hosts Yuri Herrera at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at their uptown storefront (7529 Maple Street). The author will read from and sign copies of his newly translated book, Kingdom Cons. 

Yuri Herrera is one of Mexico’s most decorated contemporary authors. Born in Actopan, Mexico, Herrera’s English-language debut Signs Preceding the End of the World won the 2016 Best Translated Book Award. His follow-up The Transmigration of Bodies has built on the critical and popular success of its predecessor. He teaches at Tulane University in New Orleans.