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Featuring superstar authors like Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt, and Margot Livesey, this episode of the Thalia Book Club focuses on George Eliot's masterpiece: Middlemarch. As usual, Thalia's Book Club features interactive discussions with the audience as well as celebrity readers.  This particular edition features actress Hope Davis. Davis voice is perfectly suited to Eliot's lyrical prose and in her capable hands Middlemarch comes to life. This series is wonderful for any writer or literary fan who wants to be a part of a great conversation!

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Novelists Egan (The Keep), Hustvedt (The Sorrows of an American), and Livesey (The House on Fortune Street) along with actress Hope Davis --the group that entertainingly and illuminatingly explored Jane Eyre and Pride and Prejudice at this book club--return by popular demand to revisit George Eliot's classic. A discussion with the audience follows. Performance playlist: Reading by Hope Davis, conversation between Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt, and Margot Livesey and a discussion with the audience.

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