Meet Rachel Cusk
- February 2, 2017
The author of Transit comes to DC on Fri., Feb. 3rd, at 7PM.
In a bold departure from the realism of her earlier work, Cusk’s eighth novel, Outline, used a series of ten conversations to tell the story of a woman recently separated from her husband and struggling to work out just who she might be on her own. Cusk’s sequel, the second volume in a projected trilogy, starts with Faye’s return to London. Still adjusting to life on her own, Faye feels her way forward by renovating a dilapidated apartment, a process that exposes the promises and perils of change as well as showing her what she’s helpless to undo. Marked by Cusk’s restrained prose, this is a haunting and deeply philosophical study of identity and fate.
This event is free to attend with no reservation required.
At Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC. Click here for more information.