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BookTrib Exclusive: ‘All the Glittering Prizes’ by Pia de Jong

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BookTrib.com is happy to welcome Pia de Jong, prize-winning Dutch literary novelist and newspaper columnist. Pia moved to Princeton, NJ in 2012 from Amsterdam.  Her memoir, Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition, is her first book in English.  We hope you will find Pia’s stories as delightfully charming as we do. All the Glittering Prizes When I walk into my son’s room one afternoon at 5 p.m., his friend Justin is sprawled fast asleep on the bed, still wearing his shoes and coat. “He came to do his homework,” he explains, “but before he put down his bag he collapsed.” “What happens now?” I ask. “Let him sleep,” my daughter says. “Do not wake him up. He is…

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