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Author Susanna Moore never shies away from the surprising and disturbing, whether relating an affair between prison employees (The Big Girls) or a woman’s obsession with a serial killer-hunting detective (In the Cut). Susanna has written seven novels and one memoir, and she’s also spent a large portion of her time teaching, not just at schools (Princeton and Yale), but also at prisons and homeless shelters.
Her recent book, The Life of Objects, focuses on an Irish teenager who moves in with a rich German couple before WWII breaks. But when asked to recall her most intense reading experiences, she think back on those that occurred during events for In the Cut — especially reading the last few pages in which the main character finds out who the killer is. (Warning: spoiler ahead!)