OBLONG ONLINE: Bill Clegg, "The End of the Day," in conversation with Laura Zigman

Event date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
via Crowdcast

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Bill CleggThe End of the Day: A Novel by Bill CleggLaura Zigman

New York Times bestselling author of Did You Ever Have a Family will talk with author Laura Zigman (Separation Anxiety) about The End of The Day, his deeply moving, emotionally resonant second novel about complicated bonds and breaking points of friendship, the corrosive forces of secrets, the heartbeat of longing, and the redemption found in forgiveness.

"Written in lyrical, beautiful prose that makes even waking up seem like a poetic event, The End of the Day makes sense of the events of a single day in a compelling work of fiction." -Good Morning America

Bill Clegg is a literary agent in New York and the author of the bestselling memoirs Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man and Ninety Days. He has written for the New York Times, Lapham’s Quarterly, New York magazine, The Guardian, and Harper’s Bazaar.

Laura Zigman is the author of Separation Anxiety (2020), Animal Husbandry (which was made into the movie, Someone Like You, starring Hugh Jackman and Ashley Judd), Dating Big Bird, Piece of Work, and Her. She has been a contributor to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post, produced a popular online series of animated videos, "Annoying Conversations," and was the recipient of a Yaddo residency. She lives in Cambridge with her husband, son, and deeply human Sheltie.

Separation Anxiety: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062909077
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - March 3rd, 2020

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