Narcissism in American Culture

Code: SL41503

Dates: December 9, 2021

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

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Novelist and screenwriter, Sarah Langan, will describe narcissism as a modern attachment disorder, and will discuss the ways social media and radicalized politics have contributed to its pervasiveness, and its expression in real life and in literature. Her book, "Good Neighbors", received numerous awards and Gabino Iglesias at NPR described is as "One of the creepiest, most unnerving deconstructions of Amrican suburbs I have ever read."
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Sarah Langan

Sarah Langan's an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. Her most recent novel, Good Neighbors (S&S 2021), was a B&N Book of the Month selection, an Amazon readers' choice, an Apple must-listen, and got raves from EW, People, Newsweek, AARP, the ALA, The Guardian, The Observer, the NYT and according to Gabino Iglesias at NPR, is "One of the creepiest, most unnerving deconstructions of American suburbia I've ever read." Her novella "You Have the Prettiest Mask," is out now from LCRW via Small Beer Press, and her short story "Night Nurse" is also now out in Best Horror of the Year, Volume 12. She's won three Bram Stoker Awards, and her previous novels are The Keeper, The Missing, and Audrey's Door. She has an MFA from Columbia University, an MS in Environmental Toxicology from NYU, is a founding board member of the Shirley Jackson Award, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, the writer/director JT Petty, their two daughters, and a maniac rabbit.

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