Three acclaimed authors read from their works and explore the literary biographer’s craft. Bailey is author of A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates, Cheever: A Life, and, most recently, Farther & Wilder: The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson. Franklin’s first book, A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction, was published last year. She is currently working on a biography of the American writer Shirley Jackson, to be published in 2016. Max is the author of Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace. Reception and book signing follow.
Event begins at 7:30PM
Presented by: PEN/Faulkner Foundation and Folger Shakespeare Library