About the Author
ANNA QUINDLEN is the author of several bestselling novels ("Rise and Shine, Blessings, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue"), and nonfiction books ("Good Dog. Stay., Being Perfect, Loud & Clear, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Living Out Loud, Thinking Out Loud, How Reading Changed My Life"). She has also written two children's books ("The Tree That Came to Stay, Happily Ever After"). Her "New York Times" column "Public and Private" won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Her column now appears every other week in "Newsweek".
Carol Monda is an award-winning actor known for her work in Out of Season, After You Left, and The Gentlemen. She is an accomplished voice-over artist and audiobook narrator, having lent her voice to over one hundred audiobooks, including Claire Dewitt and the Bohemian Highway, Blue Smoke and Murder, and The Tenth Circle. She currently resides in New York.