The New Yorker Festival: Karen Russell and Jonathan Lethem: Fiction Night: Readings


Written By: The New Yorker

Written By:

Length:1 hour and 24 min.

Customer Rating :4.33

Retail Price:$7.07


Click to Learn More

Audiobook Summary:Recorded live at the 2007 New Yorker Festival in New York City. Karen Russell is the author of the story collection St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves , which was published in 2006. Her first story for The New Yorker , "Haunting Olivia", appeared in the 2005 Debut Fiction Issue. She is the recipient of a Transatlantic Review / Henfield Foundation Award and is currently at work on her first novel. Jonathan Lethem is the author of seven novels, including Motherless Brooklyn , which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction in 1999, and The Fortress of Solitude ; a story collection, Men and Cartoons ; and a collection of essays, The Disappointment Artist , parts of which first appeared in The New Yorker . His novel You Don't Love Me Yet came out in March 2007; his most recent New Yorker story, "Lucky Alan", appeared in the March 19th issue.