The Last Bookstore is pleased to present a conversation between authors Rosecrans Baldwin, Amelia Gray, and Catherine Lacey.
The Last Kid Left: When a scandalous small-town crime goes viral, a teen girl takes center stage in Rosecrans Baldwin’s story of a twenty-first century Puritan witch-hunt.
Isadora: Using the scaffolding of Isadora Duncan’s life and the stuff of her spirit, Amelia Gray’s breakout novel delivers an incredibly imaginative portrait of the artist, resulting in “a stunning meditation on art and grief by one of America’s most exciting young authors” (NPR)
The Answers: An urgent, propulsive novel about a woman learning to negotiate her ailment and its various aftereffects via the simulacrum of a perfect romantic relationship, written by one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists
Rosecrans Baldwin is the author of You Lost Me There and Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down. He lives in Los Angeles.
Amelia Gray is the author of several books, including AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, THREATS, and Gutshot. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and is a winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and the FC2 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest. She lives in Los Angeles.
Catherine Lacey’s first novel, Nobody Is Ever Missing, earned her a 2016 Whiting Award, was a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and German. She was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists in 2017 and has earned fellowships from the University of Montana, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Omi International Arts Center, and the University of Mississippi, among others. Along with Forsyth Harmon, she is the coauthor of the nonfiction book The Art of the Affair. Her first collection of short stories is forthcoming.
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