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Sunday, May 7 • 10:00am - 11:15am
9N: Unreliable Narrators
Limited Capacity seats available

What first comes to mind when we think of the unreliable narrator? A devilish liar, maybe even a dangerous one, like Patricia Highsmith's Mr. Ripley? These unreliable narrators are delightfully deceitful, but even "regular folks" become unreliable narrators when they are forced to confront and explain unpleasant truths. Come discuss how our own subjectivity gives us limited access to the truth, and how we can use this interesting psychological phenomenon in our fiction writing.

Speakers
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Amity Gaige

Author, O MY DARLING
Amity Gaige is the author of three novels, O My Darling, The Folded World, and Schroder. Since its publication, Schroder has been translated into eighteen languages, and was shortlisted for UK’s The Folio Prize in 2014 and for L’Express Reader’s Prize in France. Schroder was named one of Best Books of 2013 by The New York Times Book Review, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Kirkus, Cosmopolitan, Denver Post, The Millions.com, Amazon.com, Bookmarks, and... Read More →


Sunday May 7, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am
Charles River Room

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