Joanna Rakoff!

One of the panels we’re most excited about at this year’s festival is about book-to-movie adaptations, and we’re very pleased to announce that one of the participants on that panel will be bestselling novelist and memoirist, Joanna Rakoff.

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Joanna Rakoff is the author of the memoir My Salinger Year, an international bestseller—which is currently being adapted for film by Oscar-nominated director Philippe Falardeau--and the novel A Fortunate Age, which won the Goldberg Prize for Fiction. She has written for Vogue, The New York Times, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Her new memoir, The Fifth Passenger, is forthcoming from Little, Brown.