Margaret Wilkerson Sexton with R.O. Kwon - On The Rooftop

On The Rooftop by author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton is a stunning novel about a mother whose dream of musical stardom for her three daughters collides with the daughters’ ambitions for their own lives — set against the backdrop of gentrifying 1950s San Francisco. The neighborhood is changing, too: all around the Fillmore, white men in […]

Jillian Haslam with Natasha Miller - A Voice Out of Poverty

Rising from the slums of Calcutta, where Jillian Haslam and her family were forced to live after British colonization ended, A Voice out of Poverty traces the remarkable journey of this determined, and compassionate woman as she uses her story and her voice to speak for the poor and powerless. Jillian Haslam is an international […]

Diya Abdo - American Refuge: True Stories of the Refugee Experience

In the intimate and eye-opening American Refugee, Diya Abdo — daughter of refugees, U.S. immigrant, English professor, and activist — shares the stories of seven refugees. Coming from around the world, they’re welcomed by Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR), an organization Diya founded to leverage existing resources at colleges to provide temporary shelter to refugee […]

Nathalia Holt– Wise Gals: The Spies Who Built the CIA and Changed the Future of Espionage

Meticulously researched and beautifully told, Nathalia Holt uses firsthand interviews with past and present officials and declassified government documents to uncover the stories of these four inspirational women. Wise Gals sheds a light on the untold history of the women whose daring foreign intrigues, domestic persistence, and fighting spirit have been and continue to be […]

May-Lee Chai with Melissa Fu - Tomorrow in Shanghai

In conversation with Melissa Fu A short story collection exploring cultural complexities in China, the Chinese diaspora in America, and the world at large. In a vibrant and illuminating follow-up to her award-winning story collection, Useful Phrases for Immigrants, May-lee Chai’s latest collection Tomorrow in Shanghai explores multicultural complexities through lenses of class, wealth, age, […]

Nathalia Holt– Wise Gals: The Spies Who Built the CIA and Changed the Future of Espionage

Meticulously researched and beautifully told, Holt uses firsthand interviews with past and present officials and declassified government documents to uncover the stories of these four inspirational women. Wise Gals sheds a light on the untold history of the women whose daring foreign intrigues, domestic persistence, and fighting spirit have been and continue to be instrumental […]

Mark Yaconelli and Anne Lamott - How Stories Can Save Us

New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott will interview Mark Yaconelli, author of Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us, about the way storytelling can heal our families, our communities, and ourselves. This conversation is for anyone who wants to learn how our personal stories can become a medicine and source […]