Russell Banks discusses his newest book, The Reserve.
Russell Banks, the acclaimed author whose works include Cloudsplitter and Continental Drift, will read from and sign his new novel The Reserve. Part love story, part murder mystery, set on the cusp of the Second World War, Banks's sharp-witted and deeply engaging new novel raises dangerous questions about class, politics, art, love, and madness - and explores what happens when two powerful personalities, trapped at opposite ends of a social divide, begin to break the rules- Tattered Cover Book Store
Russell Banks is an American writer of fiction and poetry. He is president of the International Parliament of Writers and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been translated into twenty languages and has received numerous international prizes and awards. His main works include the novels Continental Drift, Rule of the Bone, Cloudsplitter, The Sweet Hereafter, and Affliction.