Author Series: Janet Fitch

October 3, 2006

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Janet Fitch

Janet Fitch, author of the bestselling book White Oleander, reads from her highly anticipated new novel, Paint It Black.  The aftermath of a suicide, set in 1980 punk rock LA, Josie Tyrell, art model, teen runaway, actress in student films, thinks she's found her chance at real love and entre to a greater world in Michael Faraday - artist and Harvard dropout, son of a renowned concert pianist and grandson of a legendary film composer - until the day she receives a call from the Los Angeles County Coroner, asking her to identify her lover's body.

 

Recorded Tuesday, October 03, 2006 at Chicago Public Library.