Posted on 02/13/2020 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Given how much we like to talk about the weather, it seems fitting that a novel titled Weather is a popular topic of conversation in the literary world.

Jenny Offill’s third novel is narrated by a university librarian named Lizzie, who intersperses her thoughts on everyday life experiences with reflections on climate change’s growing effects.

NPR’s Scott Simon found the writing style to be particularly compelling; you can read examples of it in the transcript of his interview with the author or listen to their conversation below.

Categories: Author Interview

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