A Literary Translator Searches for a Mysterious Author in Brazil

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The author in Idra Novey's novel climbs an almond tree and disappears.

When a famous Brazilian novelist mysteriously disappears, her translator - a young woman living in Pittsburgh - immediately embarks on a quest to find her in Ways to Disappear, the first novel by Idra Novey. It’s been described as a fast-paced, noir mystery that celebrates the art of literary translation.

Event: Idra Novey will be signing copies of her book and speaking at the Upper West Side Barnes & Noble (82nd & Broadway 2289 Broadway) on February 22nd at 7 p.m.