#1653: Jenny Offill’s “Weather” | The Book Show

March 26, 2020 00:29:58
#1653: Jenny Offill’s “Weather” | The Book Show
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Jenny Offill’s new novel, “Weather,” is about a family, and a nation, in crisis. Lizzie Benson slid into her job as a librarian without a traditional degree, but this gives her a vantage point from which to practice her other calling. Benson is a fake shrink which sees her advice grow increasingly apocalyptic and unhinged.

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