Writers on Writers, beginning November 1st November 01, 2010
A Month of Writers on Writers
at Barnes & Noble
150 East 86th Street, Upper East Side
The author of Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell, and arts critic Terry Teachout discuss two cult dark comedic classics, The Dud Avocado and The Old Man and Me, by Elaine Dundy.
Author Luc Sante and National Book Award-winner Norman Rush discuss the dark psychological novels of Georges Simenon, one of the greatest and most prolific writers of the 20th-century.
Literary critic Morris Dickstein and author and poet Honor Moore discuss the writer John Williams and his 1965 novel Stoner, which Dickstein has called “a perfect novel, so well told and beautifully written, so deeply moving that it takes your breath away.”
Author André Aciman and journalist Joan Acocella discuss the mid-century Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig and, in particular, his recently discovered and just published novella, Journey Into the Past.