Linda Davis and Gish Jen
discuss their contributions to
Granta 120: Medicine
moderated by JOHN FREEMAN
This event includes a book signing
September 18, 2012
7:00 PM ET
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Harvard Book Store is thrilled to welcome biographer LINDA DAVIS, novelist GISH JEN, and Granta editor JOHN FREEMAN for a discussion of their contibutions to Granta 120.
This issue of Granta, the literary magazine that is at once venerable and cutting edge, is dedicated to the theme of Medicine. A writer chronicles the surrender of her body to MS; a woman running a substance-abuse clinic faces challenges from clients, donors and her own past; two brothers fix up a house, but can't quite fix the aging parents who will live in it. From the chalky horse-pills of faceless pharmaceutical conglomerates to the hot toddy that was Grandmother's remedy for bruised knees, broken hearts and everything besides, here are stories about the ways we face our ailments and the ways we seek to cure ourselves.
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