Author | The Friend
Sigrid Nunez’s most recent novel is The Friend. She has published six other novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God and The Last of Her Kind. Nunez is also the author of SempreSusan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. She teaches in the graduate writing programs at the New School, Brooklyn College, and Boston University.
There’s nothing simple about intimacy. It’s complex and nuanced. It isn’t surprising that writers often struggle to capture close relationships on the page. But, as these panelists know, it’s worth sticking with it. Intimacy can transform a scene, so that every gesture, glance, or line of dialogue is charged with excitement, yearning, or doubt. And […]