The Artist of Disappearance

In this sensitive, subtle and unsettling trio of novellas, the acclaimed Anita Desai tells stories of people striving to move beyond the stagnant circumstances of their lives.  These are heartbreakingly honest explorations of how dreams can be thwarted -- and how hope endures. Delicate and deeply affecting.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.