Enid Shomer, author The Twelve Rooms of the Nile
Enid Shomer. 2:00 pm, Sunday, Jan. 27. Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main Street. Shomer, an award winning writer and poet, whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The New York Times Book Review and The Atlantic Monthly, will discuss and sign her novel The Twelve Rooms of the Nile. In this fictional representation Shomer has Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert travel up the Nile at the same time, igniting a friendship that will alter both their destinies. The Chicago Tribune Printers Row Journal said, in describing this book, “Let’s choose a word: magnificent.” The Miami Herald said, “Mesmerizing . . .a fine work of imagination.” More info at www.bookstore1sarasota.com or 941-367-7900.