For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
A wife tells her husband about a long dead lover that haunts her past in this wintery tale from "Dubliners," a classic volume of short stories by Irish writer James Joyce.
- Robert Mahony Professor of English and Irish Studies at Catholic University.
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Alice McDermott author of the National Book Award--winning "Charming Billy," "Child of My Heart" and "After This."
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