Glaser to Read from Her Book ‘Paulina & Fran’, 04/05/16, Tap Rm
Rachel Glaser (Painting ’05) returns to RISD to read from her new novel Paulina & Fran (HarperCollins 2015) on 04/05/16 in the Tap Room starting at 8:00pm.
“A story of friendship, art, sex, and curly hair: an audaciously witty debut tracing the pas de deux of lust and love between two young, uncertain, conflicted art students. ” (set in part at a “New England art school”)
Rachel is also the author of a book of short stories, Pee on Water (Publishing Genius 2010), and a book of poetry, Moods (Factory Hollow Press 2013). This event is supported by the RISD 2050 Fund and the RISD Department of Painting.
“[A] gem of a novel . . .The novel’s mix feels fresh; nearly Gothic in its representation of its doubled heroines and their savage, fervent yearnings but satisfyingly specific in its minute, deliciously petty details.” — New York Times Book Review
“A funny, fast-paced story that follows the post-college life of a drifting, obsessive friendship, Paulina & Fran will appeal to everyone from fans of Broad City to Elena Ferrante devotees.” — Huffington Post
“Rachel B. Glaser’s beguiling novel [is] intense and wholly original.” — New York Magazine
“A rare novel that focuses its attention on the difficulties of repairing adult friendships, with a fun setting and a bold cast of characters to lighten the mood.” — Kirkus Reviews