Jennifer Egan: A Sugar-Coated Future?

  • Thu 25 Aug 18:15 - 19:15
  • Northside Theatre
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  • Northside Theatre
  • £14.00 [£12.00]
Jennifer Egan: A Sugar-Coated Future?

11 years on from her deliriously successful A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan presents The Candy House, a sequel of sorts – and therefore one of the most anticipated books of the year. Featuring characters from Goon Squad, it’s a spellbinding commentary on the effects of social media. The novel is built around an eerily plausible invention, Own Your Unconscious: people store memories and unconscious thoughts on a server, allowing everyone to see their pasts. The consequences are fascinating and terrifying. She speaks to Jenny Niven today.

Jennifer Egan is appearing remotely.

Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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