Book Extras

Eager to spread more of the library love? Tune into the This Is the Author podcast two-part special to hear from some of your favorite authors and familiar voices speak to why they love libraries! National Library Week Podcast Special, Part I: In this special episode of our podcast This Is the Author, we’re celebrating […]

Author Interview

On the most recent episode, the Read it Forward podcast spoke with Fatima Farheen Mirza, debut author of A Place for Us, an astonishingly tender-hearted novel of identity and belonging, and a resonant portrait of what it means to be an American family today. Fatima Farheen Mirza examines the secrets and betrayals that have caused the close-knit […]

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In this episode of Book Club Appetizer, Read It Forward‘s Book Club-focused podcast, Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of Prep discusses her modern-day send-up of Pride and Prejudice. Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. In this New York […]

From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

Called “an inspiration” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Homegoing is a novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape families and nations, Homegoing […]