Schulman’s This Beautiful Life dramatized how a videotaped misjudgment could wreak havoc in a family. Her new novel explores what happens when technology gives us access to the lives we might have lived, had we made different choices. When Donny, a young prodigy, develops an algorithm that allows people to experience their multiverses, he tries it out on Amy. The mother of three and wife of a journalist whose career has stalled, Amy is skeptical, but gives it a try. Meanwhile, to get himself out of his rut, her husband goes to Japan with a glamorous photographer to cover Fukushima. Combining timeless issues of loyalty and betrayal with the wild card of powerful new digital tools, Schulman’s intriguing fiction looks at life on the frontier of new realities. Schulman will be in conversation with Susan Coll, author most recently of The Stager.
Helen Schulman - Come With Me — in conversation with Susan Coll
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Not Signed or Personalized