Read By: Meg Wolitzer - 92Y, New York

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Read By: Meg Wolitzer

May 8, 2020

Meg Wolitzer on her selection:

I chose this story because it’s such an intuitive and ruefully funny close-up of a marriage. My mother, Hilma Wolitzer, looks at the often desperate ways that partners keep each other going; this can be a lifelong work. The characters’ dream of moving from the congested city to the seemingly peaceful suburbs remains alive yet unrealized, a shared fantasy that almost drives them apart. I love “Sundays” for how slyly subversive and honest it is.

"Sundays" at Esquire
An Available Man at Bookshop.org

 

Intro and outro from "Shift of Currents" by Blue Dot Sessions // CC BY-NC 2.0

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