The New Republic - Salon at the Strand (with Mary Gaitskill)

Wednesday November 13: 7:00PM 8:00PM

This event is free to attend--RSVP here! This event will take place in the Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Strand, accessible via the stairs or elevator at 826 Broadway (at 12th Street). If you wish to pre-order a copy of This Is Pleasure please click here.

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the event.

Join us in the Rare Book Room for the inaugural meeting of the New Republic's Salon at the Strand! Each month, the New Republic will sit down with a lauded author to discuss their latest work in depth, and their works in progress. 

Mary Gaitskill, acclaimed for her fiction in collections like Bad Behavior and Because They Wanted To, along with her novels Two Girls, Fat and ThinVeronica, and The Mare, will be joined by literary editor Laura Marsh for a conversation about This Is Pleasure, her latest searing novel.

Don't miss this first Salon from the New Republic with one of today's most beloved authors!

Mary Gaitskill’s most recent book is Somebody with a Little Hammer. She is also the author of the story collections Bad Behavior, Because They Wanted To (nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award), and Don’t Cry, and the novels The Mare, Veronica (nominated for the National Book Award), and Two Girls, Fat and Thin. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Artforum, and Granta, among many other journals, as well as in The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories.









Laura Marsh is the literary editor of The New Republic and co-host of the podcast The Politics of Everything. She has written for the New York Review of Books, Dissent, Bookforum, The Times Literary Supplement and Literary Review. Previously she was an editor at the New York Review of Books.