Meet Maria Semple

  • November 2, 2016

The author of Today Will Be Different comes to DC Thurs., Nov. 3rd, at 7PM.

Meet Maria Semple

A fun yet serious romp, Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette? featured a smart, talented woman so beleaguered by life that she fled rather than participate in a family trip. In her equally humorous and insightful third novel, Semple, a former TV producer and writer for shows including "Arrested Development," showcases her fine sense of drama, character, and pacing as she follows a day in the life of Eleanor Flood, a young wife and mother struggling to keep herself and her family under control. Eleanor’s best-laid plans go awry when her young son fakes illness to spend the day with her, her husband declares a sudden vacation, and a surprise in the newspaper forces her to confront a past she’s kept well buried. This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

At Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC. Click here for info.

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