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Marginalia: Katherine Heiny On 'Early Morning Riser'

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Katherine Heiny

Early Morning Riser is a novel about a woman who moves to a small town in Michigan to teach school and ends up falling in love with the local playboy.

It’s a story about love. It’s a story about life. It’s a story about responsibility. And it’s a story about place… one that has special meaning to author Katherine Heiny. 

I recently spoke with Katherine Heiny about all of the above. Here’s our conversation:


Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny was published by Knopf.

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