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Julia May Jonas: Vladimir

MWF Digital 

Hailed as ‘cathartic, devious, and terrifically entertaining’ by The New York Times, Vladimir, the provocative, darkly witty debut from American novelist Julia May Jonas, is an international sensation. The novel follows a 50-something female literary professor who becomes consumed by lust and artistic envy for a younger writer, while her husband faces the fallout from decades of sexual misconduct. Mapping the minefield of the post-#MeToo movement, Jonas surveys a culture that patrols female desire and slyly up-ends assumptions about gender, power, shame and ambition. She appears in conversation with Abigail Ulman (Hot Little Hands).

Online | Available on demand from 8 September

MWF Digital events are available individually on a pay-what-you-can basis, or purchase a Digital Pass to watch them all. Once purchased, you can watch any time, anywhere before 29 September. 

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1 hour

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