Published November 3, 2020

On October 8 as part of our series of Shelf Life virtual events, beloved novelist Jill McCorkle discussed her latest book, Hieroglyphics, in conversation with author Brendan Mathews. Watch the recording of the event here:


“A powerful evocation of loss and yearning… McCorkle testifies to the ageless nobility of human beings who want the next generation to do better. A deeply moving and insightful triumph.”—Booklist, starred review

“Engrossing… McCorkle finds an elegant mix of wistfulness and appreciation for life… Throughout, McCorkle weaves a powerful narrative web, with empathy for her characters and keen insight on their motivations. This is a gem.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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