Sara Gran will sign and discuss The Infinite Blacktop (Atria; $26).
Sara Gran is the author of the novels Dope, Come Closer, Saturn's Return to New York, and the Claire DeWitt series.
Her work has been published in over a dozen countries and as many languages. She also writes for TV and film and occasionaly writes other things.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, now living in California, Ms. Gran has worked with books as a writer, bookseller, and collector for most of her career.
Our in-store talk/readings are free. However, if you want to get anything signed, the author's newest book must be purchased from Murder By The Book. Our signing policies can be found here.
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A recurrent, unidentifiable noise in her apartment. A memo to her boss that's replaced by obscene insults. Amanda—a successful architect in a happy marriage—finds her life going off kilter by degrees. She starts smoking again, and one night for no reason, without even the knowledge that she's doing it, she burns her husband with a cigarette.