Peng was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she rode horses and trained in classical ballet. She earned her M.F.A. in creative writing from New York University, and has lived in Beijing, London, Los
MEET PENG THIS TUESDAY NIGHT 7pm
at the Changing Hands Bookstore
"Shepherd has constructed an exceedingly thoughtful and clever story that is perfectly paced and intricately plotted, producing a narrative filled with a genuine sense of urgency, thrilling twists and jaw-dropping revelations. Instantly absorbing, The Book of M is a scary, surprising, sad, and sentimental story that will be deeply felt by readers while capturing their imaginations and hearts. Readers shouldn't be surprised if the only times they can bear to put this book down are when they feel the need to confirm that their shadows are still firmly intact."