Perfect Reader

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Maggie Pouncey discusses her debut novel, Perfect Reader. It tells the story of Flora, who discovers that her recently deceased father, beloved former college president and famous literary critic, was secretly writing love poems to a girlfriend Flora didn’t know he had. Flora must contend with this mystery woman’s own claims on his poetry and his memory.


Maggie Pouncey

Comments [2]

Amy from Manhattan

I noticed another couple of famous names, in the father's name: the great boxers (Joe) Louis & (Jack) Dempsey.

Jul. 08 2010 01:19 PM
david in NYC from NYC

Wasn't Darwin College one of the two colleges in The Marx Brothers' "Horse Feathers"? (The football game was between Huxley -- of which Groucho was President -- and Darwin, which hired professional football players.) Or am I mistaken?

Jul. 08 2010 01:13 PM

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