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Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket of A Series of Unfortunate Events, interviews Andrew Sean Greer about San Francisco, writing about the past, and the weight he does(n't) feel of previous San Francisco literary giants.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Andrew Sean Greer's novel The Story of a Marriage. "We think we know the ones we love." So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect, and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of every relationship--how we can ever truly know another person.
“Merkerson’s nuance and projection inject character elements in Pearlie that while not present in the beginning of the novel come to fruition later on, thus performing the intriguing feat of vocal foreshadowing.”--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"... [a] convincing performance. [Merkerson] conveys the subtle strength that emerges in Pearlie's voice as the story reveals how she matures and triumphs over unexpected challenges."--AudioFile, Winner of Earphones Award
"...be drawn in by S. Epatha Merkerson’s extraordinary, finely nuanced performance, to find out, as Pearlie ultimately does, who Holland really is, where his passions lie and how the story of this marriage played out."--BookPage, Sukey's Favorite
“Andrew Sean Greer is a devastating new writer”--Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours
Andrew Sean Greer is the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, the story collection How it Was for Me, and the novel, The Path of Minor Planets. He lives in San Francisco, California.
Andrew Sean GreerS. Epatha Merkerson
Washington Post Best Books of the Year, Publishers Weekly Listen Up Awards: Best in Category