Jennifer Egan and Nathan Englander - 92Y, New York

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Jennifer Egan and Nathan Englander

Introductions by Alexandra Schwartz and Jordan Pavlin

Jennifer Egan (A Visit From the Goon Squad) returns with Manhattan Beach, a heroine-driven adventure story with the atmosphere of a noir thriller and a wealth of period detail about New York from the Great Depression through World War II. “She gives us a great, gasping, sighing, breathing whole,” wrote Cathleen Schine. Nathan Englander’s new novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth, is a time-shifting political thriller about an American Jew turned Israeli spy turned traitor. “It's superb: a work of psychological precision and moral force with an immediacy that captures both timeless human truth as well as the perplexities of the present day,” wrote Colson Whitehead.

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