Nicole Krauss is an award-winning, best-selling author, was on the New Yorker's list of "20 Under 40" and her latest novel Forest Dark, about the personal transformation of two seemingly disparate individuals, has been called "elegant, provocative and mesmerizing."
The History of Love author who Roxanne calls "provocatively philosophical, fiercely intelligent and poetic," came straight to Just the Right Book on the day of her debut to talk about her new book, which has been called "a brilliant novel" by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Phillip Roth.
Make sure to stay tuned after the interview with Nicole for a special installment of What's On the Front Table with Lissa Muscatine, one of the owners of the renowned Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Muscatine, a former speechwriter for Hillary Clinton also tells Roxanne about her recent interview with Clinton when the former Secretary of State kicked off her fifteen-city tour at Politics and Prose to promote her new book, What Happened.
And only for Just the Right Book Podcast listeners, we are giving away a copy of Nicole's new book, Forest Dark. Visit our Facebook page at Facebook.com/bookpodcast and check out the post at the top with details on how to enter to win!
Books in this episode:
Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
The Aleph-Bet Story Book by Deborah Pessin
What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre
Glass Houses by Louise Penny
Al Franken, Giant of the State by Al Franken
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot