Books Permanent Record by Mary H. K. Choi Hardcover, 421 pages, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, List Price: $18.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitlePermanent RecordAuthorMary H. K. Choi Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Forging an unexpected connection after a chance meeting, a Brooklyn graveyard-shift deli worker and an overwhelmed social-media star help each other discover who they are and who they want to be outside the expectations of family and fans. Genres: Young Adult Fiction Also by Mary H. K. Choi Emergency Contact Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Permanent Record Review Book Reviews 'Permanent Record' Captures The Confusing Moments Between Adolescence And Adulthood September 7, 2019 Mary H.K. Choi has a gift for creating characters so complex and real that they jump right off the page — like the eccentrically named Pablo Neruda Rind, aimless hero of her new Permanent Record.