Award-Winning Novelist Lydia Millet to Give Reading at Pomona College
As part of Pomona College’s Literary Series, Pulitzer Prize-nominated novelist Lydia Millet will give a reading from her work on Wednesday, April 11 at 4:15 p.m. in Crookshank Hall Room 108 (Pomona College, 140 W. Sixth St., Claremont).
Millet’s most recent book Ghost Lights (2011), praised by the Los Angeles Times as “A funny and haunting new novel from one of the most acclaimed novelists of her generation,” is about an IRS bureaucrat who suspects that his wife is cheating with her younger, more virile coworker.
Her collection of short stories, Love in Infant Monkeys (2009)—one of three finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize—pairs Thomas Edison and celebrities like Madonna with animals. The stories include one about an elephant Edison electrocuted, and another about Madonna shooting a pheasant.
Among Millet’s other books are My Happy Life, the winner of the 2003 PEN-USA Award; How the Dead Dream (2009); Oh Pure and Radiant Heart (2005) and Omnivores (1997).
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