Wednesday, April 29, 2015

What is Jan Elizabeth Watson reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Jan Elizabeth Watson, author of What Has Become of You.

Her entry begins:
I never read fewer than three books at a time because I like having different kinds of irons in any given fire. Currently on my nightstand is Outline, by Rachel Cusk. With this novel I believe Cusk is putting herself in the company of such writers as Calvino and Nabokov and Kundera, whom I envy and...[read on]
About What Has Become of You, from the publisher:
What Has Become of You asks: What if a teacher’s most promising pupil is also her most dangerous?

Aspiring writer Vera Lundy hasn’t entirely overcome her own adolescence when she agrees to teach at a tiny private school. A recent murder has already put their small New England town on edge when Vera bonds with a student who’s eerily reminiscent of her younger self. Amid a growing sense of menace, Vera finds herself in the vortex of danger—and suspicion.
Learn more about the book and author at Jan Elizabeth Watson's website.

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