LIVE ON CROWDCAST: RICHARD ALTHER discusses his novel BEDSIDE MATTERS with CARLA MALDEN
Bedside Matters Reviews
“With an unsentimental eye, Alther (Roxie & Fred) richly examines a life nearly at its end.” Read Full Review
“An introspective tale that offers a beautiful ending…”
“In his fifth novel, Alther impressively tackles what many writers call “the bathtub story” because the protagonist can only sit and think—in a bathtub or, in Walter’s case, a bed. Working within these deliberate constraints, the story shines… through moments of humor that break the initial melancholy and acerbic tone.”
Richard Alther: Bedside Matters Essay for Writer’s Digest:
Why Did I Write a Novel About Death?
What draws an author to a particular subject? In this article, novelist Richard Alther discusses why he was drawn to discussing death in his latest novel Bedside Matters. Read full article…