July Book Talk: Sofi Papamarko

Click here to catch our July Book Talk with author Sofi Papamarko in conversation with fellow author and friend Jessica Westhead.

Shop Radium Girl with your favourite local bookstore!

Radium Girl is a collection full of dark wonder where Sofi Papamarko explores the boundaries of love, death, loneliness and justice. In these twelve deft stories, we are introduced to a cast of unforgettable characters: Margie and Lu, teenaged conjoined twins; Rosie who cruises funerals; Pete the predatory magician; the subconscious mind of Marie Curie; Elda the Radium Girl and many more. These are magical stories; they twist and turn in unexpected ways, leaving the reader sometimes shocked, sometimes delighted and often breathless. With pitch-perfect writing, Papamarko shows us how human beings cope, break and triumph in the face of often unbearable circumstances.

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email
X
X