UPCOMING

July 9, 2020

5pm ET: A conversation with Christopher Castellani, author of Leading Men. Hosted by Northshire Bookstore, Vermont. Virtual event.

July 21, 2020

7pm ET: A conversation with Paula McLain, author of Love and Ruin. Hosted by Watermark Books & Cafe, Kansas. Virtual event.

RECENT

June 11, 2020

Over at LitHub, I discuss what it was like to write the novel, or the highly scientific approach of “galumph[ing] about in meadows of books.”

May 21, 2020

More Miracle than Bird is on Alida Becker’s list of historical fiction summer reading recommendations in The New York Times Book Review:

“History, it’s said, is written by the winners — and that usually means men. But in the realm of historical fiction, women have plenty of opportunity to take their revenge, and right now Hilary Mantel isn’t the only one doing it. In fact, there’s a small army of women offering their own slant on what life was like for our ancestors, near or far, famous or obscure. Here are some of them — and they’re all winners.”

May 20, 2020

More Miracle than Bird just arrived in Berlin!