Jonathan Lethem, Nathan Thrall and Bryan Washington with Jo Case
Adelaide Writers' Week
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Brooklyn and Jerusalem are places that have powerfully informed the recent writing of two leading American writers – Jonathan Lethem and Nathan Thrall. Join them in conversation with Jo Case.
Please note: Unfortunately, Bryan Washington is no longer able to attend this event.
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Jonathan Lethem is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including Dissident Gardens, The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Lethem has published his stories and essays in theNew Yorker, Harper‘s, Rolling Stone, Esquire and the New York Times, among others.
Nathan Thrall is the author of A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy, which was named a best book of 2023 by The New Yorker, Time, The New Statesman, and the Financial Times. He spent a decade at the International Crisis Group, where he was director of the Arab-Israeli Project, and has taught at Bard College. Originally from California, he lives in Jerusalem.
Jo Case is Deputy Editor, Books & Ideas at The Conversation. Jo was a co-founder of the Feminist Writers Festival and is a founding board member of the Stella Prize. Her first book, Boomer and Me: A memoir of motherhood, and Asperger’s was shortlisted for the Russell Prize for Humour Writing.