Problems and Their People | Tayari Jones

“I know I have a novel when I have a situation where the characters disagree even though they are both right.” Author Tayari Jones talks to host J.T. Ellison about An American Marriage on Nashville Public Television’s, A Word on Words.


Tayari Jones Recommends

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents by Julia Alvarez
The Street by Ann Petry
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Tayari Jones is Reading

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Southernmost by Silas House
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Overstory by Richard Powers
The Odyssey by Homer and translated by Emily Wilson

Tayari Jones Behind the Scenes


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