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The New York Times acclaims ‘Dept. of Speculation,’ by Jenny Offill (NYFA Fellowship, Fiction, 2006)

The New York Times acclaims ‘Dept. of Speculation,’ by Jenny Offill (NYFA Fellowship, Fiction, 2006) From The Times’s review: Jenny Offill’€™s novel charts the course of a marriage, building the story from fragments, observations and meditations. Offill reads and signs copies of Dept. of Speculation tonight, at the Barnes & Noble on E. 86th Street…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Jenny Offill

NYFA talks to Jenny Offill (NYFA Fellow in Fiction, 2006) about writing at night, unhinged narrators, and her new book, Dept. of Speculation, which will be published by Knopf later this month.  NYFA will be doing a reading with Jenny at Barnes and Noble on February 18. Please visit our Events page for details.  NYFA:…

Spotlight: Jenny Offill’s “Dept. of Speculation”

Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all. With cool precision, in language that shimmers with rage and wit and fierce longing, Offill has crafted an exquisitely suspenseful love story that…