For St. Patrick’s Day, the March Readers’ Review panel discusses Alice McDermott’s National Book Award-winning novel. It’s the story of an Irish-American man whose life is changed by the loss of the woman he loves, who returns to Ireland.


  • Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
  • Diane McKinney-Whetstone novelist
  • Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
  • E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."

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