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Why This World

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Benjamin Moser examines the life of Clarice Lispector, who looked like Marlene Dietrich, wrote like Virginia Woolf, and was one of the most popular but least understood Latin American writers. His book Why This World tells how Lispector, a precocious Ukrainian girl matured into a great writer.

Event: Benjamin Moser will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, September 2nd, at 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson Booksellers
52 Prince Street


  • [1] Anthony J. RAIOLA from Convent Station, NJ September 03, 2009 - 11:04AM

    I found this segment fascinating because it introduced me to a new writer while providing the biographical backgound that no doubt gave her her voice and instilled in me my infatuation with an exotic woman of great talent and beauty. I'm anticipating many a good read when I get into her works after reading Benjamin Moser's account of her life.

    Besotted Tony

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