Posts Tagged: Jane Smiley
This year’s children’s literature has some exceptional bonafides. Over the next few months, a number of acclaimed novelists, including Jane Smiley and Elena Ferrante, will be publishing children’s books. Whether a five-year-old can distinguish between literary and genre fiction, only time will tell....more
Tisa Bryant and Divya Victor join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Jerry Stahl talks with Lydia Black about Old Guy Dad, a collection his Rumpus columns along with new material and never-before-told tales....more
“I grew up in a family of storytellers,” she explains, describing Some Luck. “I cannot remember a thing that anyone talked about—not politics, not movies, not history, not religion—that wasn’t filtered through a tale of Grandfather, Uncle Charlie or what Mom was doing that day.”