Fiction and the biggest question

fictionworksAuthor and book critic James Wood will present “Why? Fiction and the Biggest Question” on Sept. 25 in Gasson Hall, room 100 at 7 p.m. Wood is a staff writer and book critic at The New Yorker. His critical essays have been collected in two volumes, The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief and The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of a novel, The Book Against God, and a study of technique in the novel, How Fiction Works. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series

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