Thalia Book Club: The Lover

  • by Marguerite Duras
  • Narrated by Catherine Lacey, Akhil Sharma, Francoise Mouly, Kate Zambreno, Kathleen Chalfant
  • 1 hrs and 21 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Catherine Lacey (Nobody Is Ever Missing), Akhil Sharma (Family Life), Francoise Mouly (art editor at The New Yorker), and Kate Zambreno (Heroines, Green Girl) discuss the acclaimed novel in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Marguerite Duras' (Hiroshima Mon Amour) haunting, luminous book tells of the tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover in prewar Indochina. With a reading by Kathleen Chalfant (The Affair, Angels in America on Broadway).

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Lack of book

The views and background of the various speakers about the book was interesting, but I wanted to listen to the book itself.
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- T. Metcalf

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-28-2015
  • Publisher: Symphony Space