Past Events

Past EventsThursday, February 28

Reading Group: Everyman

Naomi Lightman

Roth’s short novel, Everyman, explores sex, relationships, remorse and dying. The protagonist, an "everyman" figure (reminiscent of the medieval drama), is profoundly aware of the fate that awaits us all.

Naomi Lightman teaches literature at Birkbeck College, the Open University and the City Literary Institute, London.

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