Introducing the Special Guest in Conversation with Julie Otsuka

Memory’s strange endurance even against the pressure of hours, even against death, animates Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize–winning braided novel, The Hours. In it, a book editor, Clarissa Vaughn, recollects a kiss at dusk, an instant she experienced with a poet, whom she did not marry, more than 30 years before, a moment that “had seemed … Read more