the nylon book club: april pick
and the winner is…
The fact that it is now solidly April -- and today is bright and breezy in the way that spring days are supposed to be -- kind of makes us want to dance.
How perfect then that we're announcing our ballet-centric #NYLONbookclub pick today:
by Maggie Shipstead!
The novel, which NPR just called "an artful, elegant dance," is Shipstead's second novel, following her first book, Seating Arrangements, which earned the author numerous awards and a devoted community of readers.
follows Joan, a former ballet dancer who is forced to revisit a lost love when her son, who also exhibits a talent for the art form, becomes intwined in the same circle she left behind.
For those readers based in New York, mark your calendars for an April 25th screening of
e -- another irresistible #dancedrama -- at Videology in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which we'll be co-hosting with the author. More on that soon!
In the meantime, pick up a copy of the book and start contributing reviews, stand-out lines, questions for the author, and more via the #NYLONbookclub hashtag on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Facebook.
As usual, we're also giving away copies of
to our most enthusiastic readers, right here, right now!
Enter for a chance to win below.