“Whatever You Do, Don’t Figure ‘It’ Out”: An Interview with Catherine Lacey

When an author’s life aligns with the characters they create it feels personal. That’s how it felt reading Catherine Lacey’s first book Nobody is Ever Missing, where her own escape from New York to New Zealand gave ammunition to the novel. The Answers takes a step outside of that—moving from one personal crisis to the third person views of many. Readers start with Mary Parsons, whose mounting health issues and debt have forced her to take a lucrative job in […]

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