S3E3 – Carys Bray, THE MUSEUM OF YOU
Synopsis: Carys Bray, author of the new novel The Museum of You, discusses writing a coming-of-age tale for adults, how we deal with death, how her Mormon upbringing influenced her writing, and the role (and responsibility) of literary fiction in our lives.
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Present: Harry C. Marks, Carys Bray
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Books, Articles, and Materials Discussed
- Ali Smith
- Jane Austen
- The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
- Anne Tyler
- Margaret Atwood
- Helen Simpson
- Alice Munro
- Karen Russell
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
- “The Museum of You by Carys Bray review – funny, truthful and bold” by Helen Dunmore | The Guardian
- “Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy” by Julianne Chiaet | Scientific American
- “Why I rejected life as a Mormon mother” by Sarah Franklin | The Guardian
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