Susanna Moore: The Life of Objects

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Susanna Moore is interested in the things her characters don't know. Her new novel, The Life of Objects (Knopf) is a story of innocence and dread set in a tense, pre-WWII Germany where people are beginning to secret away their treasures. But can anything – objects, or even love or the imagination – shield us from the ferocity of experience?

Read an excerpt from The Life of Objects.