Divine Sisterhood: Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff and Marsha Lederman

Divine Sisterhood: Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff and Marsha Lederman

6:00pm

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vulture, The Guardian, and more, Matrix is a triumphant new novel from award-winning author Lauren Groff – her first since the groundbreaking Fates and Furies in 2019. Tune in for an empowering look at this defiant and timely novel, led by interviewer Marsha Lederman. The pair will discuss the raw power of female creativity and the themes of violence, sensuality and religion that are at play in Groff’s novel.

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Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vulture, The Guardian, and more, Matrix is a triumphant new novel from award-winning author Lauren Groff – her first since the groundbreaking Fates and Furies in 2019. Tune in for an empowering look at this defiant and timely novel, led by interviewer Marsha Lederman. The pair will discuss the raw power of female creativity and the themes of violence, sensuality and religion that are at play in Groff’s novel.

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Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award finalist, The New York Times bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, and the celebrated short story collections Delicate Edible Birds and Florida. She has won The Story Prize, the PEN/O. Henry Award, and been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work regularly appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and elsewhere, and she was named one of Granta’s 2017 Best Young American Novelists. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband and sons.

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Marsha Lederman is the Western Arts Correspondent for the Globe and Mail. Before joining the Globe, Marsha worked for CBC Radio, mostly in Toronto, where she held a variety of positions, including National Arts Reporter. Marsha also worked in commercial radio as a reporter, newscaster and talk show host. Born in Toronto, she now lives in Vancouver.

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Sunday, October 24

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