Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed, Meg Wolitzer’s The Interestings, and Juan Gabriel Vasquez’s The Sound of Things Falling are all on Amazon’s list of the Best Books of 2013!
UNDER THE INFLUENCE: WRITERS ON FILM MEG WOLITZER TALKS TO MICHAEL MAREN MONDAY JUNE 17TH AT 7PM
Meg Wolitzer will screen TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, the 1983 Oscar winning film starring Shirley MacLaine, Jack Nicholson and Debra Winger. Following this Michael Maren will talk to her about her latest novel, The Interestings and the influence film has had on her writing career.
WHEN: MONDAY JUNE 17TH 2013 AT 7PM\
FILM: TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
WHERE: THE SCREENING ROOM, CROSBY STREET HOTEL, NEW YORK
TICKETS: $40 per person which includes the screening, Michael Maren’s discussion with Meg Wolitzer followed by cocktails and canapes.
For reservations contact the hotel directly on:
T: 212 226 6400
“In the acknowledgments to your book, you call Riverhead’s Geoffrey Kloske an “excellent and, yes, feminist publisher.” What did you mean by that?
VIDA had done a series about the number of women writers published at the various companies, and Riverhead came out very well. And it’s not just that. Looking at what they’ve published over the years, he publishes important work by excellent women and really supports it. He cares.”
From Meg Wolitzer’s Atlantic Wire interview, to read the whole interview, click here.
“A victory … The Interestings secures Wolitzer’s place among the best novelists of her generation… . She’s every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human moments in her work hit you harder than the big ones. This isn’t women’s fiction. It’s everyone’s.”—Entertainment Weekly (A)