Sam Graham-Felsen, former chief blogger for Obama, joins Amy to talk about his first novel, GREEN. Set in 1992 Boston, the book follows middle-schooler David as he grapples with racism and white privilege.
Tochi Onyebuchi joins Amy to talk about his debut YA fantasy book, BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT.
They talk Nigerian food, anime, and much more.
Brit Bennett, author of THE MOTHERS, joins Amy to talk about nuance in fiction, adapting for the screen, and the value of gossip.
Francesca Hornak joins Amy to talk about her debut novel, SEVEN DAYS OF US. They discuss creaky family estates, awkward moments, gruesome diseases and much more.
Roger Hodge, author of Texas Blood, joins Amy to talk all things Texas. They touch on family history, pilgrimages, Cormac McCarthy, and the borderlands.
Camille Bordas joins Amy to talk about the loneliness of academia, why she likes to imagine which tv shows her characters would watch, and her personal rules for fiction. Learn about her new novel, HOW TO BEHAVE IN A CROWD.
Chiara Barzini joins Amy to talk about her new novel THINGS THAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE EARTHQUAKE. They cover translation, reckless teenage days, and culture shock.
Camille Aubray joins Amy to talk about her book, COOKING FOR PICASSO, which follows a young woman whose life changes when she spends a summer cooking for Picasso. They cover provençal cuisine, writing in the south of France, and Picasso’s many love affairs.
Sophie Chen Keller joins Amy to talk about her first novel, THE LUSTER OF LOST THINGS. They cover NYC bakeries, beloved kids’ books, and going the extra mile to be kind.