Jennifer Egan

Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: "On Arts" Benefiting 826 Valencia Scholarship Program

Jennifer Egan is the author of several novels and a short story collection. Her novel A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times book prize.  Also a journalist, she has written frequently in the New York Times MagazineManhattan Beach, Egan’s first historical novel, will be published in October 2017. Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller and a wealth of detail about organized crime, the merchant marine and the clash of classes in New York, it is a deft, startling, intimate exploration of a transformative moment in the lives of women and men, America and the world.