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Julia Glass: A House Among the Trees

  • April 17, 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • La Quinta Country Club, 77-750 Avenue 50, La Quinta, CA 92253
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This gifted author has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study. Her latest book, A House Among the Trees is Julia Glass’s fifth book since winning the 2002 National Book Award for the novel Three Junes. This new, richly plotted book is a novel of friendship and love, artistic ambition, and the perils of celebrity.

Additional information and images at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Glass

“Spell-binding...Elegant and character-driven...Glass accomplishes her task with a fresh vision and little fuss, depicting the complexity not just of creativity, but also how ‘sensitivity...is not the same as compassion.’” 
—Kathleen Rooney, Chicago Tribune

“A lovely meditation on the mysteries of creativity and its costs, not just to creators, but to those who surround them...Avoiding clichés about tortured, exploitative genius, Glass crafts a thoughtful, warm-hearted tale about the choices each of us makes, with consequences inevitably both good and bad...It’s a pleasure to be in the hands of a consummate storyteller.”
—Wendy Smith, The Boston Globe

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