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The Three Weissmans of Westport

Monday, February 22, 2010

Novelist Cathleen Schine talks about her latest book, The Three Weissmans of Westport, a modern-day homage to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. It’s about two sisters dealing with their parents’ divorce, and who move in with their mother in a run-down beach cottage in Westport, Connecticut.

Events: Cathleen Schine is reading and signing books
Monday, February 22, at 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
2289 Broadway at 82nd Street

She's also reading and signing books
Wednesday, February 24, at 12 noon
Westport Public Library
20 Jessup Road
Westport, Connecticut

Guests:

Cathleen Schine
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Comments [1]

Maude from Park Slope

FYI: Pride and Prejudice With Zombies was one "Oprah's bounteous books of summer 2009" I seriously love Oprah too (her magazine is right here next to me), but she is not the NYT Book Review.

Franzen was just telling it like it is. Yes, it was a terrible publicity move on his part, but it was also brave. (and where was FSG's publicity dept back then?) I am positive all of the literary novelists who are so quick to lick Oprah's boots would feel at least somewhat conflicted if in Franzen's position. Especially back in 2001, when some of Oprah's choice of books for her club were of questionable literary merit. I wish Cathleen Schine, a fellow FSG author, could be just a little more sympathetic, that's all.

Feb. 22 2010 02:06 PM

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