A Nurse is Asked to Witness a Miracle in Emma Donoghue's 'The Wonder'

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Emma Donoghue, author of "Room", is shown at her home Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, in London, Ontario.

Emma Donoghue, author of the internationally best-selling novel, Room, joins us to discuss her new novel, The Wonder. The historical novel is set in Ireland during the mid-19th century. An English nurse who’s just returned from the Crimean War is sent to the home of a young girl who believes she can survive without eating food.

Event: Emma Donoghue will be at the Irish Arts Center (553 W 51st St., b/w 10th and 11th Ave.) on Wednesday, October 12th at 7:30 p.m.