In Conversation: Author ALLEGRA GOODMAN

Best-selling author ALLEGRA GOODMAN talks about her latest book, The Chalk Artist, and shares her secrets on writing and her passions with GrubStreet Writer’s Room author KAREN LENAR WINN.

ALLEGRA GOODMAN’s novels include Intuition, The Cookbook Collector, Paradise Park, and Kaaterskill Falls (a National Book Award finalist). Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Commentary, and Ploughshares and has been anthologized in The O.HenryAwards and Best American Short Stories. She has written two collections of short stories, The Family Markowitz and Total Immersionand a novel for younger readers, The Other Side of the Island. Her essays and reviews have appeared in TheNewYork Times BookReview, The WallStreetJournal, The NewRepublic, The Boston Globe, and TheAmerican Scholar. 

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ALLEGRA GOODMAN Talks “The Chalk Artist” at Harvard Book Store

Harvard Book Store hosts ALLEGRA GOODMAN for a discussion of her latest novel, The Chalk Artist.

A tender affair and the redemptive power of art are at the core of The Chalk Artist, from National Book Award finalist Allegra Goodman, who The Wall Street Journal calls “a romantic realist who dazzles with wit [and] compassion.”

Allegra Goodman’s novels include The Cookbook Collector and Intuition. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and The Best American Short Stories. She is a winner of the Whiting Writer’s Award and a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

This book will be for sale at the event for 20% off.  There will also be a signing after the event.

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Author ALLEGRA GOODMAN reads The Chalk Artist

Harvard Book Store welcomes Whiting Writer’s Award–winning author ALLEGRA GOODMAN, author of The Cookbook Collector and Intuition, for a reading from her latest novel, The Chalk Artist.

Collin James is young, creative, and unhappy.  A college dropout, he waits tables and spends his free time beautifying the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his medium of choice: chalk.  Collin’s art captivates passersby with its vibrant colors and intricate lines—until the moment he wipes it all away.  Nothing in Collin’s life is meant to last. Then he meets Nina…

The Chalk Artist will be on sale at the event, 20% off.

This event is not ticketed.