Maggie O’Farrell's Novel Instructions for a Heatwave

Maggie O’Farrell discusses her new novel, Instructions for a Heatwave, about a family crisis set during the legendary British heatwave of 1976. Gretta Riordan wakes on a stultifying July morning to find that her husband of 40 years has vanished, cleaning out his bank account along the way, and Gretta’s three grown children converge at home for the first time in years.