Sigrid Nunez’s ‘What Are You Going Through’ is an ambitious novel about the meaning of life and death

Nunez’s first novel since winning the National Book Award follows a woman and her terminally ill friend. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-16 16:32:08 UTC ]
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Friendship and Mortality in a Plague Year: Sigrid Nunez on What Are You Going Through

Subscribe on Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCloud | Author Sigrid Nunez, who won the National Book Award for 2018’s The Friend, joins Kate and Eric to talk about her new novel, What Are You Going Through, which focuses on the narrator’s close relationship to a friend with a terminal illness. The work... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Sigrid Nunez Returns After Her NBA Win

In 'What Are You Going Through,' the follow-up novel to Nunez's National Book Award winner 'The Friend,' the novelist looks at friendship and life near the end with her signature mix of gravitas and humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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