“A book is a place to learn about empathy. If something terrible has happened to you, a book is a place to make you feel less alone.” Author Kate DiCamillo talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about Louisiana’s Way Home on Nashville Public Television’s, A Word on Words.

Kate DiCamillo recommends:

Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom by Leonard S. Marcus
The Borrowers by Mary Norton
The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson
Isak Dinesen: The Life Of A Storyteller by Judith Thurman

Kate DiCamillo is reading:

Transcription by Kate Atkinson
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson

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