The author Marisa Silver visits the Aloud series to read from and discuss her new novel, A Photograph Brought to Life.
From the Aloud website:
Many generations have been moved by Dorothea Lange's iconic image of "Migrant Mother," photographed during the Great Depression. In her decades-spanning new novel, Mary Coin, author Marisa Silver presents a brilliant reimagining of the story behind that arresting face. But what truth can be distilled from an image? In today's world, bombarded with visual imagery and the need for information, Silver brings into question: What's in a picture?Silver will be joined in conversation by the poet and memoirist Meghan O'Rourke. Most Aloud author programs are followed by a book signing.