She dazzled us with her debut story collection, Other People We Married. Now the Brooklyn-based Emma Straub is launching her first novel, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and—to re-create the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age, which surrounds the titular character—she’s putting on a star-studded variety show. Special guests include actor and author Andrew McCarthy, musician Stephin Merritt, Ira Glass of This American Life, and blogger Maris Kreizman.
Sat., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., 2012
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 19, 2012