26 Wit Craft
Four funny women highlight how some of life’s challenging moments are better with laughter. Marni Jackson’s linked stories have celebrities like Meryl Streep, Joni Mitchell, Keith Richards or Neil Young showing up on the bus, at the cottage or on the operating table, invading her characters’ lives. Amy Jones follows the Parker family’s misadventures over one feverish weekend. Lisa Moore’s exuberant and inimitable style is on every page of Flannery, a YA novel also for adults who remember how hard it was to be a teenager. Following in the footsteps of her comic hit Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple highlights one day in the life of woman determined to be her best self. And wit and craft will be well displayed tonight.