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Jenny Offill on Weather

Join author Jenny Offill for a conversation about art, literature and the climate emergency - and her new acclaimed book Weather

Starr Cinema, London

Tuesday 17th March, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers
  • Talk

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About the Event

Join author Jenny Offill for a conversation about art, literature and the climate emergency - and her new acclaimed book Weather

This event marks the publication of Offill’s new novel Weather, in which ecological fears combine with everyday anxieties. Offill be in conversation with writer and critic Brian Dillon.

Following the talk, Jenny Offill will sign copies of Weather.

In association with Granta.

Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill is the author of the novels Last Things (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award), and Dept. of Speculation, which was shortlisted for the Folio Prize, the Pen Faulkner Award and the International Dublin Award.

Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon is Professor of Creative Writing at Queen Mary University of London. His many books include Essayism, and his writing has appeared in The Guardian, the London Review of Books, Artforum, New York Times, The New Yorker, Granta and The White Review. He is UK editor of Cabinet Magazine.

Venue Information

Starr Cinema
Bankside
London
SE1 9TG
United Kingdom

About the Book

Weather
Weather

Jenny Offill (Y)

Publisher:Granta Books

Publication date:13 Feb 2020

ISBN:9781783784769

4.31 out of 5
13 reviews
"...a brilliant exemplar for the autofictional method"
The Guardian
"Offill presents us with a wryly funny state-of-the-nation novel"
Daily Mail
"Profound, hilarious yarn leaves you wanting more"
Irish Times
"Jenny Offill’s impressive third novel"
The Spectator
"captures the anxiety and absurdity of the 21st century"
New Statesman
"Offill has invented a literature of the scraps"
Literary Review
"Short (201pp), expertly crafted and so, so funny. Offill is such a surprising writer and this is an absolute joy."
The Bookseller
"A novel about living now that brilliantly defines the current cultural atmosphere"
The Sunday Times
"Jenny Offill is a master of the right kind of detail."
The Times
"an uncanny portrait of how it feels to be alive right now"
The Daily Telegraph