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Lionel Shriver on Should We Stay or Should We Go with Meghan Daum


Wednesday, 7:30 pm EDT June 16, 2021

Online via Zoom

Lionel Shriver, author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, returns with a highly compelling and dramatic novel about a couple’s late-age suicide pact. Shriver’s Should We Stay or Should We Go unfolds in a series of vignettes that depict the various versions of the couple’s story as they attempt to control their fate, ultimately leading them to question their plans for their “final” days.

Shriver will discuss the novel with essayist and author Meghan Daum (The Problem With Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars).

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In Conversation

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    Lionel Shriver

    Lionel Shriver

    Lionel Shriver’s fiction includes The Mandibles, Property, the National Book Award Finalist So Much for That, New York Times bestseller The Post-Birthday World, and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin. Her journalism has appeared in the Guardian, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Harper’s, the London Times, and many other publications. She currently writes a fortnightly column for the Spectator in the UK. She lives in London and Brooklyn, NY.

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    Meghan Daum

    Meghan Daum

    Meghan Daum is the author of six books, most recently The Problem With Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars. She has contributed to numerous magazines, including the New Yorker and the Atlantic, and is the creator and host of The Unspeakable Podcast.