WL #UNBOUND: Racing Towards Wonder with bestselling novelist Jane SmileyThursday, January 7 at 7:00 PM | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jane Smiley (A Thousand Acres), whose books have sold over a million copies in the U.S. alone, was bound and determined to release her latest novel in 2020. Why? She knew we all could use a pleasurable escape. And Perestroika in Paris is just that: a beguiling fairytale for adults, praised by Publishers Weekly as “the perfect book for those for whom the real world, wracked with pandemic and politics, has become something to avoid.” Imagine a Parisian version of Roman Holiday, starring a runaway racehorse who finds friendship and freedom in getting splendidly off-track in the City of Light. In an enlightening conversation with Brooke Warner of She Writes Press, the incomparable Smiley welcomes us into another world: one in which the glitter of city lights pales in comparison to the bond all creatures share in their yearning to find kinship and be free.