An intimate evening of music and fiction, given voice by Harriet Walter and Guy Paul.
Ann Beattie's intimate, observational prose made her a unique voice for the baby boomers of the 1970's and 80's. Her narratives often explore the subtle struggle of her main characters – how they reconcile their bleak home lives with their complex, sometimes paradoxical personal beliefs, desires, and fantasies. "Janus," published in 1985, is Beattie at her best. [...]
Stuart Dybek, a WordTheatre author, can't stop writing.