Open Book/ Open Mind: Marcy Dermansky in Conversation with Jillian Medoff
Marcy Dermansky in Conversation with Jillian Medoff
Sunday, September 15th, 4 PM
Marcy Dermansky, author of The Red Car, Twins and Bad Marie, will discuss writing and her latest book, Very Nice, with fellow Montclair author, Jillian Medoff of This Could Hurt, I Couldn’t Love You More, Good Girls Gone Bad and Hunger Point.
About the book: Rachel Klein never meant to kiss her creative writing professor, but with his long eyelashes, silky hair and the sad, beautiful life he laid bare on Twitter, she does, and the kiss is very nice.
Zahid Azzam never planned to become a houseguest in his student’s sprawling Connecticut home, but with the sparkling swimming pool, the endless supply of strawberries and Rachel’s beautiful mother, he does, and the home is very nice.
Becca Klein never thought she’d have a love affair so soon after her husband leaves her for a younger woman, but when her daughter’s professor walks into her home, bringing with him a poodle named Princess, she does, and the affair turns out to be… a very bad idea.
An ingenious blend of sex, secrets and betrayal, Very Nice is a sharp, compulsive take on modern life from one of America’s most exciting novelists.
“Five narrators play a game of narrative hot potato with a tale of summer sexcapades … A hell of a lot of stylish fun” – Kirkus
Watchung Booksellers will have copies of both authors’ books on hand for purchase and signing. This event is free thanks to grants from our Series Sponsors The Investors Foundation and The Montclair Foundation. Please register below to ensure a seat at the event.