“Most of the characters you write about, even the bad ones, you tend to love in some way.” Author Tim Johnston talks to NPT host Mary Laura Philpott about The Current on Nashville Public Television’s, A Word on Words.

Tim Johnston recommends:

True Grit by Charles Portis
Open City by Teju Cole
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
Independent People by Halldór Laxness
Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Tim Johnston is reading:

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in The High Country by Pam Houston
There There by Tommy Orange
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A Tale for The Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
Between The World and Me by Jonathan Lethem

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