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Tales of the 20th Century: New Fiction
Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 9:30 am
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States
B.A. Shapiro’s The Muralist: A Novel traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II. In The Jazz Palace: A Novel, acclaimed author Mary Morris returns to her Chicago roots in this sweeping novel that brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and the dazzling music of the Jazz Age. Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun: A Novel reimagines the life of a fearless and captivating woman — Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who, as Isak Dinesen, wrote the classic memoir Out of Africa. Set in Scotland during WWII, Sara Gruen‘s novel, At the Water’s Edge depicts a young socialite’s awakening to the harsh realities of life.