Join Mona Simpson, for a reading and discussion of her sixth novel, Casebook, the story of a young boy who endeavors to discover the secrets of his parents' failing marriage. With National Book Award-winning author Norman Rush, and both authors' editor, Ann Close.Norman Rush is the author of Whites, a collection of stories, and three novels, Subtle Bodies, Mating and Mortals. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Best American Short Stories. Rush and his wife live in Rockland County, New York.Mona Simpson is the author of Anywhere But Here, The Lost Father, A Regular Guy, My Hollywood, and Off Keck Road, which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and won the Heartland Prize of the Chicago Tribune. She has received a Whiting Writer's Award, a Guggenheim grant, a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, and, recently an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.