Marisha Pessl

Marisha Pessl grew up in Asheville, North Carolina and currently lives in New York City. Her debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, was a bestseller and was selected as one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. Pessl presents her latest thriller, Night Film, in which the young, beautiful Ashley Cordova, daughter of a notorious film director, is found dead one October evening. All signs point to suicide, but as investigative journalist Scott McGrath looks into her death, he finds himself falling deep into a twisted underworld of secrets.

Events Marisha Pessl was involved in

  • The Avant-Garde

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:00 PM

    Authors Eleanor Catton, Isabel Greenberg, Xiaolu Guo, Joanna Kavenna and Marisha Pessl read from their latest works.