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“It’s about the complexity of maintaining relationships with people you’ve known most of your life but who -- if you met them today -- you maybe wouldn’t have anything in common with, and how you balance those dynamics as people change. I think it’s the best thing of hers that I’ve read so far.”—Rebecca on The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (Episode 47)
“The problem was that talent couldn't be willed into being. Ethan murmured something appropriate for each drawing he came to. It was like an extremely stressful game show called 'Say The Right Thing, You Idiot.' ”—
Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings
I couldn’t sleep last night so instead I stayed up with this book. Totally worth it.
Entertainment Weekly on Meg Wolitzer's THE INTERESTINGS
“A victory … The Interestings secures Wolitzer’s place among the best novelists of her generation… . She’s every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human moments in her work hit you harder than the big ones. This isn’t women’s fiction. It’s everyone’s.”—Entertainment Weekly (A)