My family used to drive every year from Philadelphia to Decatur, Georgia to visit my dad's parents. I'll never forget those 14 hour car trips, jockeying for seat-space in our un-air-conditioned station wagon. (No seat
I'm thrilled that the book is now available in the UK, thanks to Penguin Random House who translated title and cover for speakers of King's English. Find it in bookstores or
I was thrilled to take part in Gaithersburg Book Festival this weekend. It's held just outside DC, an annual outdoor celebration of books and writing that is fast becoming one of the nation's
Maryland! Sun! Crab! Coming! I'll be on a panel at 1:15 called Edge of Your Seat Fiction, with Sarah Pekkanen, moderated by Liz Hottel of Politics & Prose. I'm just as excited
Thrilled to have been interviewed by "Book Talk" Joe Donahue on WAMC radio. Before the show, sitting in the green room waiting to go on, I listened to Joe chat with Suzanna Hermans,
What a privilege and honor it was to read yesterday with Abigail Thomas who has been a mentor and inspiration to me since 1995 when I knocked on her door on 112th Street to join
I am so grateful to Claire Messud, a writer whose work has long been an inspiration to me, for her gracious and generous intro and questions at Porter Square Books. What a great bookstore. With parking!
Escaped predicted snowpocalypse in the East by flying to Dayton for reading at Books & Company/The Greene on Sunday, 2 PM. People at the airport already reading the book!