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Fiction / International


Baby Dearest

Four novelists grapple with motherhood and the complex web of emotions – revulsion, rebellion, reconciliation, and redemption – it engenders. Susie Boyt (Loved and Missed), Kate Briggs (The Long Form), and Guadalupe Nettel (Still Born, translated by Rosalind Harvey) discuss the fall out and growth of their characters as they embrace or reject social expectations and experiences of bearing a child and mothering.  Moderated by Lauren LeBlanc, board member of the National Book Critics Circle.

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