From National Book Award--winning Nunez, The Vulnerables features a quietly contained woman narrator reflecting on contemporary life and learning that small acts of kindness can go far.
Sigrid Nunez is the author of the novels A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, The Friend, and What Are You Going Through, among others. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. She has been the recipient of several awards, including the National Book Award, the Rome Prize in Literature, and a Guggenheim. Her books have been translated into thirty languages. She lives in New York City.
Nuñez will be in conversation with Molly McCloskey. Molly McCloskey is a short story writer, novelist, memoirist, and editor. Her most recent novel, Straying, was a New York Times editor’s choice. Her book reviews and essays have been published in McSweeney’s, Los Angeles Review of Books, the Guardian, and the Irish Times. She has taught writing at Trinity College Dublin, George Washington University, and other universities.