117 S Pineapple Ave
“Man V. Nature: The Art of the Story Collection”
with Hermitage Fellow Diane Cook
Presented in partnership with Bookstore1
Friday, January 20 at 6pm
Bookstore1 (entrance at 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236)
Registration is required. $5 per person.
Award-winning author and Hermitage Fellow Diane Cook’s debut work Man V. Nature is a collection of stories “told with perfect rhythm and unyielding brutality” (goodreads). Hear the creator of this remarkable work read selections from the text and discuss the intricacies of weaving a story collection around a theme. Interested in learning more? Join Bookstore1’s Short Story Book Club as they read Man V. Nature for additional insight into the work before meeting this breakout author.
Hermitage Fellow Diane Cook is the author of the novel The New Wilderness, shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and the story collection Man V. Nature, a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award, the Believer Book Award, the PEN/Hemingway award, and the Los Angeles Times Award for First Fiction. She is a former producer for the radio show This American Life. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her family.