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Laura Lamont&#039;s Life in Pictures - Emma Straub - <span class="date-display-single">10/19/2013 - 10:30am</span>

Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

10/19/2013 - 10:30am

Central Library - Community Room

The enchanting story of a midwestern girl from Wisconsin who escapes a family tragedy and is remade as a movie star during Hollywood’s golden age. Ambitious and richly imagined, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures is as intimate—and as bigger-than-life—as the great films of the golden age of Hollywood. Written with warmth and verve, it confirms Emma Straub’s reputation as one of the most exciting new talents in fiction.

Emma Straub

About Presenter Emma Straub


Emma Straub is from New York City. Her first novel, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, was published by Riverhead Books in September 2012. Her debut story collection Other People We Married, was published in February 2012 by Riverhead Books. Her fiction and non-fiction have been published by Tin House, The Paris Review Daily, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Vogue, and New York, and many other journals. She is a staff writer for Rookie. Emma lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband. A more illustrated version of this appears at M+E.


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