The mesmerizing Irish author of the Booker Award-winning novel The Gathering discusses her haunting, passionate tale of a love affair in a suburb of Dublin with Hannah Tinti (The Good Thief and Editor of One Story Magazine). Through its slow laying on of everyday details, Enright builds the tale of an unforgettable heroine and "the love of her life." An excerpt is performed by Amy Ryan (The Office).
In this illuminating installment of the Thalia Book Club, Booker Prize-winning Irish author Anne Enright discusses her novel The Forgotten Waltz with author Hannah Tinti. Their engaging interview includes discussions of Enright's writing process, her thoughts on love, sex, adultery, jealousy, and consumerism, why she appreciates writing about flawed women, and what life was like after winning the Booker Prize. The evening also includes a superb reading from the book by actress Amy Ryan, followed by thought-provoking questions from the audience.
"Her stories are tiny jeweled windows that open onto their own deep worlds...in all their unresolved, ambiguous beauty." (The Boston Globe)
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