BIG BROTHER by Lionel Shriver

June 11, 2013

Lionel Shriver spoke about her book, Big Brother, at Politics & Prose on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Shriver’s sharp, satiric fiction has tackled complex, even terrifying, issues from health care to terrorism to school shootings. Her twelfth novel is a story of family, consumption, and ultimatums, centering on Pandora, who loves to cook; her husband, a compulsive exerciser who no longer eats as much as he used to; and Pandora’s once-svelte, now obese, pianist brother, who comes to visit and won’t leave.

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ISBN: 9780061458606
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 10th, 2014

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

April 26, 2013

Andre Aciman spoke about his book, Harvard Square, at Politics & Prose on Sunday, April 26, 2013.

Set in Cambridge in 1977, Aciman’s third novel follows an Egyptian graduate student determined to be a successful American academic, even as his friendship with an Arab cab driver leads him to neglect his studies. As his dual loyalties collide, the young man must choose which is more important to him.

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ISBN: 9780393348286
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 10th, 2014

THE VIEW FROM PENTHOUSE B and I CAN'T COMPLAIN by Elinor Lipman

April 18, 2013
 

Elinor Lipman spoke about her books, The View From Penthouse B, and I Can't Complain: All Too Personal Essays at Politics & Prose on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

In nearly a dozen works of warm, witty fiction, Lipman has charted the unsteady course of romance and family relations. Her new novel follows sisters Gwen and Margot, one newly widowed, one divorced, as they move in together and work their way back to fiscal and emotional health.

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ISBN: 9780544228078
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 8th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780544227903
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 8th, 2014

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