Wickett'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.