Monday, September 30, 2013

Oct 3: Jonathan Lethem at Politics and Prose

 He's written about comics, and he wrote an Omega the Unknown miniseries for Marvel.

Jonathan Lethem - Dissident Gardens

Oct 3, 2013, 7 p.m.
Oct 3, 2013, 8 p.m.

Lethem's tenth novel is a sweeping look at American life and politics from the 1930s to today as experienced by Rose Zimmer of Sunnyside, Queens, and her daughter, Miriam. Both women are passionate activists, and Lethem tells both a national and a family story as Rose's communism gives way to the unorthodox movements of the 1960s.

Dissident Gardens (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780385534932
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday, 9/2013


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