Book Release Party with Ed Lin - 99 Ways to Die

Thu, Oct 11, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm


PURCHASE TICKETS NOW! Members receive discounted ticket prices (see below). Not a Member? Join today!


Combo tickets with book, food, and raffle are $30 and $25 for MOCA members

Tickets without book or raffle are $15 and $10 for MOCA members


All tickets include Museum general admission and one drink ticket. Additional drinks available for purchase at cash bar.

Grab a drink, enjoy the sounds from the DJ, and join us for an evening of Taiwanese street snacks (小吃) , book signing, music, and fun, in celebration of Ed Lin’s latest mystery, 99 Ways to Die, set in a Taipei Night Market during Double Ninth Festival.


In addition, those purchasing a combo ticket for food and a book will be entered in a raffle to win and receive that night an extremely limited-edition action figure of the protagonist of the book, Chen Jing-nan, specially created for the occasion by The Sucklord, the famous New York City pop artist and television personality, who will make an appearance.


Music by DJ will be to Jing-nan's (the protagonist) playlist. "He's a music snob, and Joy Division's his favorite band. Also: Velvet Underground, Taiwan band Manic Sheep, early New Order, early Psychedelic Furs, Bad Brains, etc..."


Ed Lin is a journalist by training and an all-around stand-up kinda guy. He’s the author of several books: Waylaid, his literary debut, and his Robert Chow crime series, set in 1970s Manhattan Chinatown: This Is a Bust, Snakes Can’t Run, and One Red Bastard. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. Lin lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung.


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