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