New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why and The Future Of Us
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About Jay Asher
Jay Asher is the New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why, a modern classic which has been translated into 31 languages. The book also inspired a 2017 Netflix original series of the same, produced by Selena Gomez. In October 2016, Asher published his second novel, What Light. He is also the co-author of The Future of Us with Carolyn Mackler.
Asher’s lectures explore the important teen issues he touches on in his books, captivating readers and audience members across generations with his sincerity and compassion. A bona fide book lover, he has worked at an independent bookstore, an outlet bookstore, a chain bookstore, and two public libraries. He hopes, someday, to work for a used bookstore.
Praise for Jay Asher
Praise for What Light
Fans have been clamoring for another Asher novel ever since the publication of Thirteen Reasons Why, and this romance—starring a girl who grew up on a Christmas-tree farm—won’t disappoint.— Entertainment Weekly
What Light is a love story that make you want to turn on those Christmas carols early.— Bustle
A beautiful story of love and forgiveness.— Stephen Chbosky, New York Times bestselling author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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