The 2017/2018 Inprint
Margarett Root Brown Reading Series kicks off with award-winning fiction
writers Nathan Englander & Nicole Krauss.
Nathan Englander’s collection
won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and was named a Notable Book and an NPR Best Book
of 2012. Michael Chabon hailed the collection as “certifiable
masterpieces of contemporary short-story art.” Englander’s other works include
the story collection , the novel and the play .
He will read from his new novel, coming out in September, a political
thriller set in the conflicted Israeli-Palestinian
region. was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize,
has been translated into more than 35 languages, is, according to “one of America’s most
important novelists.” Her novel was
a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and won the William Saroyan Prize
and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Ėtranger. About her new novel coming out in September, writes, “Krauss’s elegant,
provocative, and mesmerizing novel is her best yet…. Vivid, intelligent, and
often humorous, this novel is a fascinating tour de force.”whose work
Reading followed by
on-stage interview, book sale, and signing.