This special, headline event features:
- Blake Bailey (author of The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait, as well as biographies of John Cheever, Charles Jackson, and Richard Yates, and the designated biographer for Philip Roth),
- Maureen Corrigan (author of So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures, and NPR book critic for Fresh Air),
- Edwidge Danticat (author of Claire of the Sea Light most recently, and the memoir, Brother, I’m Dying), and
- Katherine Paterson (author of The Stories of My Life, as well as dozens of children’s books, including Newbery Award winning Bridge to Terabithia and National Book Award winning The Great Gilly Hopkins).
Tim Reid hosts this discussion of stories, biographies, memoirs, and lives.