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Thalia Book Club: An Unnecessary Woman

Summary

One of the Middle East's most celebrated writers, Rabih Alameddine, discusses his novel An Unnecessary Woman, an intimate and moving portrait of a reclusive book-loving 72-year-old Lebanese woman who views her complicated past through the lens of her favorite works of literature. In conversation with Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge). Mia Dillon will read an excerpt.

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Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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Elizabeth Strout

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Anything Is Possible tells the story of the inhabitants of rural, dusty Amgash, Illinois, the hometown of Lucy Barton, a successful New York writer who finally returns, after 17 years of absence, to visit the siblings she left behind. Reverberating with the deep bonds of family and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout's place as one of America's most respected and cherished authors.

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Length: 9 mins
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Thalia Book Club: Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels

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In honor of the release of the concluding installment in the Neapolitan Novels, John Waters, Amy Ryan, Sonali Deraniyagala, Elizabeth Strout, Judith Thurman, and Parul Sehgal celebrate the author with readings and discussion. Hosted by Amanda Stern.

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