Heidi Julavits: The Vanishers

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book.jpgThe Vanishers (Doubleday)
A breakthrough conversation on the subject of using comedy as armor to conceal, protect and reveal a novel’s traumatic inner subject matter. Heidi Julavits speaks about how she would like to write a heart-wrenching novel – but she needs the concealment provided by comic style – her trapdoor to the depths of painful revelation.

Read an excerpt from The Vanishers.

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Alan Howard