The kindle book format for this title is not supported on. The kindle wasnt the first dedicated ebook reader device, but it didnt really have much competition there wasnt a huge demand in the market for ebook readers before the kindles launch amazon has two distinct advantages over earlier ebook. The interestings up north michigan consortium overdrive. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon kindle store best sellers. When i do this and open a book on my kindle to look at this data i have to press previous page as it seems to open after. Meg wolitzers the interestings has been a millions favorite, so were excited to hear about her next book, belzhar, a young adult novel inspired by sylvia plath. Amazon named it the best book of the month for april, and entertainment weekly called wolitzer every bit as literary as franzen or eugenides. Her new novel, the female persuasion, has been named a mostanticipated book of the year by time magazine, esquire, entertainment weekly, new york magazine, and more.
Meg wolitzer the interestings ebook the interestings s inclusive vision and generous sweep place it among the ranks of books like jonathan franzen s freedom and jeffrey eugenides the marriage plot. Forging a powerful bond in the mid1970s that lasts throughout subsequent decades, six individuals pursue challenges into their midlife years, including an aspiring actress who harbors jealousy toward friends who achieve successful creative careers. Kindle opens the door to hundreds of thousands of affordable books. Even among the avid, bookworshiping, oldschool readers that frequent the millions, ebooks are very popular. More than just being entertained by the story, i like having the physical item. Joans husband, joseph, is one of americas preeminent novelists, about to receive a prestigious international award, and joan, who has spent 40 years subjugating her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, has finally decided to stop. Shtulman mar 24, 2014 the greatest gift that any writer can give her readers is providing them with a fictional world they can immerse and ultimately lose themselves in. Meg wolitzer is the author of several acclaimed novels, including the uncoupling tingles with playfulness and wicked observation independent, the wife has you howling with recognition allison pearson, the position one of the best and mos. Conversation between the interestings writer meg wolitzer. Kindle is a line of androidpowered portable ebook reader devices developed by amazon that enable users to shop for, download and read electronic versions of books, newspapers, magazines, websites, blogs and more. Meg wolitzer is the new york times bestselling author of the interestings, the uncoupling, the tenyear nap, the position, and the wife. The group of friends who return to the camp for three summers become close friends and rely on each other and support each other through lifes joys and sadness, and when we leave them at the end of the book, they.
But the very human moments in her work hit you harder than the big ideas. The interestings is warm, allamerican, and acutely perceptive about the feelings and motivations of its characters, male and female, young and old, gay and straight. The story jumps back and forth in time, following the turns of fortune and fate that make the interestings, as the group called itself back in the days of camp, so, well. The interestings tv show will not be moving forward at amazon according to deadline. Firstly you can make a change in preferences so that the social metadata and book cover get sent along with your book when you transfer to the kindle. This knowing, generous and slyly sly new novel follows a group of.
She works as an instructor in the mfa program at stony brook southampton. Nicole kidman, amazon studios nab meg wolitzer novel the female. A local bookstore featured this book on their suggested shelf and had written something to the extent of, what franzen tries to do in freedom, wolitzer does in the interestings. Like virginia woolf in the waves, meg wolitzer gives us the full picture here, charting her characters lives from the selfdramatizing of adolescence, through the resignation of middle age, to the attainment of a wisdom that holds all the intensities of life in a single, sustained chord, much like this book itself. Lauren ambrose in the interestings 2016 the interestings still still of marko caka in. Dreamers, pragmatists, stayers and runners, relationships shift back and forth through time and experience. The book comes out on september 30 and follows a 16yearold grieving at a boarding school for fragile teenagers, where she and her classmates discover an alternate world.
The book is found as the parents and authors are out of the house by their kids. Whether youre looking for a great romance, an epic tale of adventure, the latest financial advice or anything else, there are books for every reader and every budget. Thats precisely what meg wolitzer achieves in the interestings, surely the most fullyrealized and satisfying book of her career. The interestings, wolitzers ninth novel, is more ambitious than any she has written so far, tracking a group of friends from the moment they meet, at summer camp. Intelligent and subtle, it is exquisitely written with enormous warmth and depth of emotion but what makes the interestings exceptional is the precision and elegance of wolitzers writingthis should be the novel to make wolitzer a household name here too kate mosse, the times wolitzer is a writer of prodigious energy and detail, with the knack for comic. The interestings monmouth county library overdrive. It follows six characters who meet at summer camp in 1974 up through the presentalong with, to varying degrees, new friends, new relationships, and family members. I have a whole library at home with shelf after shelf of books on various subjects. The new york times bestselling novel by the author of the interestings that woke up critics, book clubs, and women everywhere.
The interestings is a book of great depth and insight. Because right now, you can get a threemonth kindle unlimited subscription for free. For the interestings, that question will have very different answers. This is a fictional book that was penned by a married couple. And because you so clearly convey to me, early on, what youre trying to achieve with a book, part of my job as we progress through the drafts is not just to make sure the book reads well, but. The summer that nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable.
The interestings indian river county library overdrive. Kindle ebooks can be read on any device with the free kindle app. The interestings by meg wolitzer by curlygeek04, july 17, 2015 the interestings is about a group of friends who meet as teenagers at a summer camp for the arts. Julie is an insecure 14yearold sent to camp on scholarship, who is. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Looking at the statistics that amazon provides us, 45% of all the books bought by millions readers at amazon after clicking on our links this year were kindle ebooks. For a group of four new york friends the past decade has been defined largely by marriage and motherhood, but it wasnt always that way.
The most remarkable thing about this book, to me, is the author meg wolitzers clearly amazing ability to observe human behavior. On a warm night in early july of that longevaporated year, the interestings gathered for the very first time. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. If you dont actually own a kindle or other compatible ereader, i dont know if you would be able to download the book to your pc or not. They were only fifteen, sixteen, and they began to call themselves the name with tentative irony. The interestings by meg wolitzer is a long, ambitious novel with a wide scope of themes and covers four decades starting in 1974. In the interestings, wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes, and degrees of satisfaction diverge. In this excerpt, jules now married to ultrasound technician dennis experiences an unpleasant burst of jealousy after reading the annual christmas letter from ethan and ash, married to each other and flush with success. The moment joan castleman decides to leave her husband, they are 35,000 feet above the ocean on a flight to helsinki. The interestings secures wolitzers place among the best novelists of her generation shes every bit as literary as franzen or eugenides. Accompanying this book are detailed illustrations of the couple engaging in many sexual positions. Amazons disappointing adaptation of the interestings the.
Shes every bit as literary as franzen or eugenides. The interestings secures wolitzers place among the best novelists of her generation. Meg wolitzer born may 28, 1959 is an american novelist, known for the wife, the tenyear nap, the uncoupling, the interestings, and the female persuasion. The premise sounded interesting no pun intended and i poured my glass of wine and curled up with my kindle.
The interestings by meg wolitzer overdrive rakuten. Amazons adaptation of meg wolitzers novel has a wonderful cast, but misses what made the book great. I own a kindle so i was able to use the kindle software to view the ebook on my pc as i only use the kindle when im away from home and spend most of my time on my pc. Amazonaudible this post includes affiliate links earlier this year i read meg wolitzers the wife and i loved it, so i was pretty excited to finally get around to reading one of her other books, the interestings. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. David krumholtz joins the interestings amazon pilot deadline. The interestings by the 2482nd greatest fiction book of. Intelligent and subtle, it is exquisitely written with enormous warmth and depth of emotion but what makes the interestings exceptional is the precision and elegance of wolitzers writingthis should be the novel to make wolitzer a household name here too kate mosse, the times wolitzer is a writer of prodigious energy. The pilot is based on the meg wolitzer novel of the same name and is. The interestings king county library system overdrive. The blurb kindle description of this book really grabbed me as something i wouldve picked out when i was a teeni imagine i myself wouldve been desperate to be part of something such as the interestings group. Meg wolitzers the interestings podcast and book club. This friday the site launches its latest crop of pilots, and among them is an adaptation of the.134 1516 1214 461 318 179 1596 1409 32 1458 912 1203 949 663 802 205 1170 25 1050 72 1553 136 1216 99 583 644 630 859 164