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Conversations: Vanessa Hua, "A River of Stars"

On this edition of Conversations Vanessa Hua joins us to talk about her novel, A River of Stars. She is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of a short story collection, Deceit and Other Possibilities. For two decades, she has been writing about Asia and the Chinese Diaspora in journalism and in fiction.


Conversations: Randy Susan Meyers, "The Widow of Wall Street"

On this edition of Conversations, Randy Susan Meyers joins us to talk about her latest novel is The Widow of Wall Street. Meyers is the bestselling author of Accidents of MarriageThe Comfort of Lies, and The Murderer’s Daughters. Her novels are informed by her work with batterers and victims of domestic violence.

Conversations: Ann Hood, "She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah"

Ann Hood has written numerous bestselling novels, including The Book That Matters, and The Knitting Circle, just to name a few, as well as books for young readers. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest novel for young readers and adults, She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: One girl, one band, and the concert that changed the world.

Conversations: August Thomas, "Liar's Candle"

In her debut novel, August Thomas tells the story of a 21-year-old intern at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, who survives a terrorist attack only to find herself fighting for her life as she tries to discover the truth behind what really happened. On this edition of Conversations, Thomas joins us to talk about Liar’s Candle, which has been described as a new kind of spy novel.

Conversations: Brendon Kiely, "Tradition"

Brendan Kiely's latest novel explores the insidious nature of tradition at a prestigious boarding school. Kiely is a New York Times bestselling author whose previous books include All American Boys, The Last True Love Story and The Gospel of Winter. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his latest novel, Tradition.


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