From the author of novels including The Ice Storm and Purple America, a story about love, longing, and most importantly, putting your lips on somebody. Performed by Jin Ha (Devs). Stick around after the reading, Aparna Nancherla chats with Rick Moody about looking back on his work, and what the pandemic has changed for him.
Rick Moody, who is best known for novels including The Ice Storm and Purple America. His latest is The Long Accomplishment, a memoir about marriage. Moody's lyrical sensibility feeds right into "The Grid," which is a candy-colored dream of the early ’90s. It's about love, and longing, and most importantly, putting your lips on somebody. The story is read by the delightful and talented Jin Ha. His credits include the Chicago cast of Hamilton, and series including Devs and the new adaptation of Min Jin Lee's Pachinko.