Cancelled - Matthew Weiner with Maria Semple
We regret that the 11/13 scheduled appearance by Matthew Weiner in conversation has been cancelled. Ticket purchasers will be refunded within the next seven days.
A lively night should be in the cards as Matthew Weiner, known as the creator of the award-winning Mad Men and for his work on such shows as The Sopranos, is here with his startling debut novel, Heather, The Totality (Little, Brown).
"This short novel of upper-crust anomie and class-divide obsession is a scorcher! It's the classic noir construction: the short walk off the long ledge and the plummet to an indifferent Hell. Matthew Weiner demonically delivers the goods! Read this book in one gasping breath."—James Ellroy.
"Heather, The Totality is a tour de force of control, tone and razor-slash insight. In its clear-eyed anatomist's gaze and its remarkable combination of empathy and pitilessness I hear echoes of Flaubert and Richard Yates, with a deeply twisted twist of Muriel Spark at her darkest. I could not put it down." —Michael Chabon.
Onstage with Matthew Weiner this evening will be Seattle’s own Maria Semple, who herself knows her way around a tv show or two - and the writing of superb novels (Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Today Will Be Different).
Co-presented with TOWN HALL SEATTLE INSIDE/OUT ARTS & CULTURE.