Delia Ephron - Siracusa

Event date: 
07/21/2016 - 7:00pm

Come meet Delia Ephron as she shares her electrifying novel about marriage and deceit. 


New Yorkers Michael, a famous writer, and Lizzie, a journalist, travel to Italy with their friends from Maine—Finn; his wife, Taylor; and their daughter, Snow. “From the beginning,” says Taylor, “it was a conspiracy for Lizzie and Finn to be together.” Told Rashomon-style in alternating points of view, the characters expose and stumble upon lies and infidelities past and present. Snow, ten years old and precociously drawn into a far more adult drama, becomes the catalyst for catastrophe as the novel explores collusion and betrayal in marriage. 

With her inimitable psychological astute­ness and uncanny understanding of the human heart, Ephron delivers a powerful meditation on marriage, friendship, and the meaning of travel. Set on the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea, Siracusa unfolds with the pacing of a psychological thriller and delivers an unexpected final act that none will see coming.


Delia grew up in Beverly Hills, California. Graduated from Barnard, and while there fell in love with New York City. She made several detours in life until she wrote How to Eat Like a Child, 500 words about children and food, which was published in the New York Times Magazine, and that was when she realized she was a writer.


Purchase your copy of Siracusa from Wellesley Books for an opportunity to meet Delia and have her sign a copy of your book.

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ISBN: 9780399165214
Published: Blue Rider Press - July 12th, 2016

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82 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02482-5714