On Reading: Shirley Hazzard’s The Transit of Venus
Join us to celebrate a new edition of Shirley Hazzard’s classic literary masterpiece The Transit of Venus. We have an all-star panel of Hazzard fans for the occasion. Our moderator is award-winning and bestselling author Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies, Florida) who wrote the introduction to the new edition. Groff will lead a conversation with Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Stacy Schiff (Cleopatra: A Life; The Witches: Salem, 1692), writer Lisa Brennan-Jobs (Small Fry: A Memoir), best-selling author Meg Wolitzer (The Interestings), National Book Award finalist Min Jin Lee (Pachinko), and award-winning English writer Geoff Dyer (Out of Sheer Rage) on the lasting legacy of The Transit of Venus and Hazzard herself.