@Macaulay Author Series launches with Susanna Moore reading from her new novel, The Life of Objects (Alfred A. Knopf)
In The Life of Objects (Alfred A. Knopf) the author of such acclaimed works as The Big Girls, In the Cut, and My Old Sweetheart brings us the tragic, suspenseful tale of a glamorous, courageous and seductive bevy of art collectors in the Germany of World War II, and the young Irish Protestant lace-maker who comes to serve them. Advance word has proclaimed it Moore's best book yet, and Joan Didion calls it "exhilarating...truly exciting, new, everything good...every word."
Copies of the book will be for sale at the event. Book-signing and reception to follow.
"Imagine Downton Abbey crossed with In the Garden of the Beasts as fashioned by a literary master at the peak of her powers." KURT ANDERSEN
"A magnificent achievement." EDMUND WHITE
The series is free and open to the public.
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Olga Barskaya, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, 212/729-2910, firstname.lastname@example.org