CBS’ “Sunday Morning” (Aug. 11) ran a lengthy profile about the career of young author Marisha Pessl, who burst onto the literary scene in 2006 with the brainy SPECIAL TOPICS IN CALAMITY PHYSICS. Her second novel, NIGHT FILM, will be published on August 20. It’s been receiving positive reviews from critics and bloggers. Interestingly, Pessl has created an entire back story for the legendary director at the center of NIGHT FILM, featured in two “mockumentary” trailers for the book, as well as four movie posters for some of his classic horror films.
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