The Latecomer: Jean Hanff Korelitz

Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Latecomer: Jean Hanff Korelitz

Jean Hanff Korelitz

7:00pm

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Jean Hanff Korelitz, American novelist and New York Times bestselling author of The Plot, is back with an enthralling novel that scrutinizes privilege and explores the complexities of family dynamics. The Latecomer follows the wealthy Oppenheimers, a family of five with a fracturing familial bond. The three siblings, triplets born through IVF, are leaving for college, and desperate to go their separate ways. Johanna, their mother, faced with the loneliness of an empty nest, makes the decision to have a fourth child. Hanff Korelitz explores generational trauma, privilege, race, traditions, guilt and grief. Without spoilers, be prepared to weave through some of the story’s secrets and twists and examine the intricate saga of a singularly unhappy family.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 24 at 7pm ET
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $17 – Regular; $12 – Youth; or Get a TIFA Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

This event is supported by Harriet Lewis & Eldon Bennett.

Conversation

Jean Hanff Korelitz, American novelist and New York Times bestselling author of The Plot, is back with an enthralling novel that scrutinizes privilege and explores the complexities of family dynamics. The Latecomer follows the wealthy Oppenheimers, a family of five with a fracturing familial bond. The three siblings, triplets born through IVF, are leaving for college, and desperate to go their separate ways. Johanna, their mother, faced with the loneliness of an empty nest, makes the decision to have a fourth child. Hanff Korelitz explores generational trauma, privilege, race, traditions, guilt and grief. Without spoilers, be prepared to weave through some of the story’s secrets and twists and examine the intricate saga of a singularly unhappy family.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 24 at 7pm ET
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $17 – Regular; $12 – Youth; or Get a TIFA Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

This event is supported by Harriet Lewis & Eldon Bennett.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Jean Hanff Korelitz was born and raised in New York City and educated at Dartmouth College and Clare College, Cambridge. She is the author of the novels: The Latecomer, The Plot, You Should Have Known (Adapted for HBO as “The Undoing”), and Admission (adapted as the 2013 film of the same name), as well as a middle-grade reader, Interference Powder and a collection of poetry, The Properties of Breath. Korelitz is the founder of BOOKTHEWRITER, a New York City based service that offers "Pop-Up Book Groups" where readers can discuss books with their authors. Events are held in person in New York City and online over Zoom. She and author Paul Muldoon are the parents of two children and live in New York City.

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7:00pm

Saturday, September 24, 2022

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