Books from our Conversations with Authors Series

Conversations with Authors is our new virtual event series! Below, please find an archive of all past events, along with recommended books by each speaker. To see a list of our upcoming events, please click here.

 

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PAST EVENTS

     

Dorothy Wickenden

in conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Sue Monk Kidd

in conversation with Elaine Petrocelli

Lisa Scottoline

in conversation with Lisa See

     

Orville Schell

in conversation with Elaine Pagels and Mark Danner

Julia Turshen

in conversation with Pati Jinich

Jean Shinoda Bolen

in conversation with Terry Tempest Williams

     

Philip Rucker & Carol Leonnig

in conversation with Jacob Soboroff

Vendela Vida

in conversation with Tom Barbash

Suleika Jaouad

in conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert

     

Chang-rae Lee

in conversation with R. O. Kwon

Alex Davies

in conversation with Aarian Marshall

Sherry L. Smith

in conversation with Peter Coyote

     

Rameshwar Das

in conversation with Dr. Larry Brilliant

Gretchen Rubin

in conversation with Deborah Tannen

Ruby Bridges

in conversation with Paula Farmer

     

Zeyn Joukhadar

in conversation with Catherine Hernandez

David Harris

in conversation with Peter Coyote

Jane Smiley

in conversation with David Francis

     

Paige Peterson

in conversation with Jesse Kornbluth

Chris Rainier

in conversation with Phil Cousineau

2020 Holiday Book Talk

presented by Elaine Petrocelli

     

Jamie Ritchie

in conversation with Avram Kosasky

Deborah Madison

in conversation with Jane Hirshfield

Deborah Tannen

in conversation with Amy Tan

     

David Keller & Thomas Breeden

in conversation with Ruth Reichl

Pam Mandel

in conversation with Lavinia Spalding

Naomi Wolf

in conversation with Johanna Baldwin

     

Andrea Bemis

in conversation with Erin Gleeson

Elizabeth Strout

in conversation with Cathleen Schine

Anthony Lee Head

in conversation with Peter Coyote

     

Louise Penny

in conversation with Shelagh Rogers

David Mitchell

in conversation with Michael Chabon

Mikel Jollett

in conversation with Tom Barbash

     

Marilyn Chase

in conversation with Jan Yanehiro

Claire Messud

in conversation with Sheila Heti

Harlan & Lan Cao

in conversation with Isabel Allende

     

Pico Iyer

in conversation with Michael Shapiro

Steph Kent &

Logan Smalley

Elizabeth Lesser

in conversation with Isabel Allende

     

Michael J. Sandel

with Pete Buttigieg

Catherine Grace Katz

in conversation with Stacy Schiff

Eric Weiner

in conversation with Don George

     

Annie Barrows

in conversation with Sam Ricks

Bobbie Ann Mason

in conversation with Jill McCorkle

P. J. O'Rourke

in conversation with Michael Krasny

     

Nancy Pearl

& Jeff Schwager

in conversation with Andrew Sean Greer

Michael Ian Black

in conversation with Peggy Orenstein

Terry Virts

in conversation with Chuck Wendig

     

Sigrid Nunez

in conversation with Laura van den Berg

Wade Davis

in conversation with Don George

Ayad Akhtar

in conversation with Adam Johnson

     

Clarissa Ward

in conversation with Lisa Ling

Bill Petrocelli

in conversation with Joel Paul

Rhys Bowen

in conversation with Cara Black

     

Mary Ladd

& Don Asmussen

in conversation with Michael Krasny

Pramila Jayapal

in conversation with Meena Harris

Ursula Hegi

in conversation with Barbara Wright

     

David Sibley

in conversation with John Muir Laws

Susan Minot

in conversation with Jordan Pavlin

Darin Strauss

in conversation with Kelly Corrigan

     

Christine Montross, M.D.

in conversation with Susannah Cahalan

John Shea

in conversation with Phil Cousineau

Michelle Bowdler

in conversation with Ayelet Waldman

     

Yiyun Li

in conversation with Elizabeth McCracken

Jordan Blashek

& Chris Haugh

Laurie R. King

in conversation with Cara Black

       

Sara Paretsky

in conversation with Emily Krump

James McBride

in conversation with Susan Orlean

Louise Erdrich

in conversation with Ann Patchett

     

Mark Nepo

in conversation with Brooke Warner

Amy Tan &

John Muir Laws

Judith Martin,

aka "Miss Manners"

in conversation with Liam Mayclem

     

Kate Schatz &

Miriam Klein Stahl

in conversation with Kate Hudson

Ann Patchett

in conversation with Elaine Petrocelli

Tim Cahill

in conversation with Michael Shapiro

     

Dr. Jill Biden

in conversation with Elaine Petrocelli

Dominique Crenn

in conversation with Mark Nieker

Jason and

Paris Rosenthal

     

Elizabeth George

in conversation with Jacqueline Winspear

Julie Lythcott-Haims

in conversation with Paula Farmer

Janine Urbaniak Reid

in conversation with Anne Lamott

     

Racism in America

with Brian Copeland, Aya de Leon, and Dani McClain, moderated by Paula Farmer

Michael Connelly

in conversation with Bill Petrocelli

Jennifer Steinhauer

in conversation with Helene Cooper

     

Jane Hirshfield

in conversation with Alison Gopnik

Téa Obreht

in conversation with R. O. Kwon

John Grisham

in conversation with Elaine Petrocelli

     

Julia Alvarez

in conversation with Jaquira Diaz

Joan Ryan

in conversation with Phil Cousineau

Lori Gottlieb

& Dr. Rick Hanson

     

Kelly Corrigan

in conversation with Matt Nathanson

Jacqueline Winspear

in conversation with Jennifer Barth

Adam Hochschild

in conversation with Isabel Allende

     

Lisa See

in conversation with Kathryn Belden

Erik Larson

in conversation with Michael Krasny

Colum McCann

in conversation with Dave Eggers

     

Jason Rezaian

in conversation with Yeganeh Rezaian

Khaled Hosseini

in conversation with Elaine Petrocelli

Cara Black

in conversation with Juliet Grames

     

Isabel Allende

in conversation with Don George

Anne Lamott

in conversation with Sam Lamott