Chemical Reaction | Weike Wang

Author Weike Wang talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about her book, CHEMISTRY. Weike Wang recommends: COMMONWEALTH by Ann Patchett THE LAST OF HER KIND by Sigrid Nunez THE IDIOT by Elif Batuman WHY DID …

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Better Life? | Lisa Ko

Author Lisa Ko talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about her book, THE LEAVERS. Lisa Ko recommends: LOST IN THE CITY by Edward P. Jones THE LAST OF HER KIND by Sigrid Nunez SOUTHLAND by …

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The Truth | Elizabeth Strout

Author Elizabeth Strout talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about her book, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Elizabeth Strout recommends: THE COLLECTED STORIES by William Trevor NO LONGER HUMAN by Osamu Dazai ANOTHER COUNTRY by James Baldwin SLAUGHTER-HOUSE …

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Counter Factual History | Adam Haslett

Author Adam Haslett talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about his novel, IMAGINE ME GONE. Adam Haslett recommends: INDEPENDENT PEOPLE by Halldór Laxness TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf AT SWIM, TWO BOYS by Jamie O’Neill …

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The Family Tree | Yaa Gyasi

Author Yaa Gyasi talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about her novel, HOMEGOING. Yaa Gyasi recommends: SONG OF SOLOMON by Toni Morrison THE STAR SIDE OF BIRD HILL by Naomi Jackson THE TURNER HOUSE by Angela Flournoy …

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