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Extrapolation as an Art Form in the Lobby of the John Muir

In Joshua Ferris's specially commissioned story, a writer is put in a tough spot when he receives a request for an honest assessment of a first screenplay. William Hope reads.

In Joshua Ferris' specially commissioned short story, a writer living in a New York apartment building is put in a tough spot when one of the doormen requests an honest assessment of his first screenplay. William Hope reads this artful tale.

The novelist Joshua Ferris is best known for his acclaimed and award winning novel, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. His acutely observed debut short story collection The Dinner Party is published in June 2017.

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Reader William Hope
Writer Joshua Ferris
Producer Elizabeth Allard