Joanna Hershon is the author Swimming and The Outside of August. Her short fiction has been published in One Story and The Virginia Quarterly Review. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the painter Derek Buckner, and their twin sons.
For readers of Rules of Civility and The Marriage
Plot, Joanna Hershon’s A Dual Inheritance is an
engrossing novel of passion, friendship, betrayal, and
class—and their reverberations across generations.