Weather: A Novel
Author Event with Jenny Offill

Occurred on Thursday, May 13, 2021

Books can be purchased from Print: A Bookstore, located around the corner from The BTS Center offices in Portland, Maine • (207) 536-4778 • A limited number of autographed copies are available. Click here to purchase.

Weather is an extraordinary novel that showcases Jenny Offill's adventurous prose, intelligence and lyricism across a range of disciplines, from deep ecology to mystical theology to the politics of collective action. The author’s vignette style reads almost like a journal filled with the main character’s reflections on daily life, increasing concern over climate devastation, and desires for spiritual enlightenment.  

"Tiny in size but immense in scope, radically disorienting yet reassuringly humane and completely irresistible...  Utterly exhilarating in its wit and intelligence...  Luminous."
— The Boston Globe

The book has the potential to spark important conversations around identity and meaning in a time of global, existential crisis. We invited you to join us for one of those conversations, view the recording below or click here to view the Facebook Live video.

Jenny Offill

JENNY OFFILL is the author of the novels Last Things (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award), Dept. of Speculation, which was shortlisted for the Folio Prize, the Pen Faulkner Award and the International Dublin Award and most recently, Weather. She lives in upstate New York and teaches at Syracuse University and in the low residency program at Queens University.

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