Myla Goldberg

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wicketts_remedy.jpgWickett's Remedy (Doubleday)

The author of Bee Season tiptoes toward an acknowledgement of her dark vision. Myla Goldberg has written a novel in which almost every character dies in the 1918 influenza epidemic--and their ordinary lives, in general, are no picnic. Since Goldberg is a hopeful person, how did her work turn so grim?

Read an excerpt from Wickett's Remedy.

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