2021 ABQ Jewish Book Fest Presents

Jean Hanff Korelitz | The Plot

Virtual at the J and at home

at JCC of Greater ABQ

October 24, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Time: 3:00pm     Day: Sunday     Doors: 2:30pm     Ages: All Ages     Price: $10

All Associated Events

2021 ABQ Jewish Book Fest Series Pass
October 17 - November 14, 2021
Joshua Greene | Unstoppable
October 17, 2021 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
David Grossman | More Than I Love My Life
October 20, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Annabelle Gurwitch | You're Leaving When?
October 21, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jean Hanff Korelitz | The Plot
October 24, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rachael Cerrotti | We Share the Same Sky
October 28, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meriel Schindler | The Lost Café Schindler
October 31, 2021 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Yaniv Iczkovits | The Slaughterman's Daughter
November 7, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Judy Batalion | The Light of Days
November 14, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Plot: A Novel 

 

“The Plot is one of the best novels I’ve ever read about writers and writing. It’s also insanely readable and terrifying. The suspense quotient is through the roof.” - Stephen King

 

Mystery lovers this one is for you! The Plot is a psychologically suspenseful novel about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book.  Today, he’s a teaching in a third-rate MFA program and struggling to maintain what’s left of his self-respect; he hasn’t written--let alone published--anything decent in years. When Evan Parker, his most arrogant student, announces he doesn’t need Jake’s help because the plot of his book in progress is a sure thing. Jake is prepared to dismiss the boast as typical amateur narcissism. But then…he hears the plot. Jacob returns to the downward trajectory of his own career and braces himself for the supernova publication of Evan Parker’s first novel: but it never comes.  There are many twists and turns in this unputdownable thriller, but no spoilers here!

 

 Jean Hanff Korelitz was born and raised in New York City was educated at Dartmouth College. She is the author of seven novels, including: You Should Have Known (adapted for HBO as “The Undoing” by David E. Kelley, and starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, and Donald Sutherland), Admission (adapted as the 2013 film of the same name, starring Tina Fey, Lily Tomlin and Paul Rudd), The Devil and Webster, and a new novel, The Latecomer, will be published by Celadon Books in 2022. She and her husband, Irish poetPaul Muldoon, live in New York City and are the parents of two children.                                                                                                                                                         

This event is presented in collaboration with the the Jewish Book Council. Jean will present her book and answer questions. To purchase books in advance, our bookstore partners online: Bookworks (4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW) and Page 1 Books (5850 Eubank Blvd NE). 

Tickets:  In-Person $10/advance; $12/door; Virtual $10

Questions? Call 332-0565 x 1007 or email mayas@jccabq.org