Booklab

Booklab is the Boston literary salon Kathleen co-hosts with a friend. Once a month they invite an author into one of their living rooms for reading and discussion of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Blurbs from Booklab authors are below.

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updated: 1 month ago

Stephanie Burt

Stephanie Burt
Stephanie Burt: Before tackling a subject, I think about whether George Eliot already did. She would have handled it in a profound way.

updated: 1 month ago

Claire Messud

Claire Messud
Claire Messud tries to write in a porous way, so each reader can have her own experience and interpretation of the book.

updated: 2 months ago

Sue Miller

Sue Miller
Sue Miller: Dialogue is critical for getting to know someone. Whether in real life or in a novel, it reveals much about the person.

updated: 2 months ago

Annie Hartnett

Annie Hartnett
Elivs, the twelve year old narrator, was Annie Hartnett's key. Once she finds the voice, she just keeps going.

updated: 8 months ago

Jessica Keener

Jessica Keener
Writing is an exploration of character. For Jessica Keener, it is also a process of self-discovery.

updated: 9 months ago