Guest authors and speakers at our 2024 Writers and Readers Festival share their recommendations for "good reads.

Author Title Publication Date
Mona Awad Rouge September 12, 2023
Jennifer Baker Forgive Me Not August 15, 2023
Kevin Baker The New York Game: Baseballand the Rise of a New City March 05, 2024
Lisa Belkin Genealogy of a Murder: Four Generations, Three Families, One Fateful Night May 30, 2023
Ada Calhoun Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me April 18, 2023
Margaret Cassidy Children, Media, and American History: Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations October 5, 2017
Rebecca Chace Leaving Rock Harbor: a novel 2010
Liana Finck You Broke It January 23, 2024
Kim Coleman Foote Coleman Hill: A Novel September 05, 2023
David Flores Gift: The Art of David Flores February 10, 2015
Valerie Frankel The Girlfriend Curse October 13, 2015
Kermit Frazier First Acts: A Black Playwright Comes of Age May 24, 2022
Robin Gow MFA ’20 Gooseberry May 14, 2024
Jan-Henry Gray Documents April 16, 2019
Lauren Grodstein We Must Not Think of Ourselves November 28, 2023
Ellen Hagan All That Shines September 05, 2023
Alice Hoffman ’73, ’02 (Hon.) The Invisible Hour August 15, 2023
Scott James ’84 Trial by Fire: A Devastating Tragedy, 100 Lives Lost, and a 15-Year Search for Truth October 27,2020
Julie Klam The Almost Legendary Morris Sisters: A True Story of Family Fiction August 10, 2021
Jacqueline Jones LaMon What Water Knows: Poems June 15, 2021
Victor LaValle Lone Women March 28, 2023
Ann Leary The Foundling May 30, 2022
Charles Leerhsen Down and Out in Paradise: The Life of Anthony Bourdain October 03, 2023
Shariann Lewitt ’75 Interface Masque December 11, 2011
Rob Linné “Design for Liberation: Port A’s Fabled Salon on the Dunes Texas Architect” March/April 2023
Maya Marshall All the Blood Involved in love 2022
Matt Pasca Raven Wire Feb. 15, 2016
Andy Powell My Heart Is A Public Park August 12, 2022
Puja Shah ’03 For My Sister October 18, 2022
Rene Steinke Friendswood: A Novel May 26, 2015
Adriana Trigiani The Good Left Undone April 18, 2023
Igor Webb Buster Brown’s America: Recollections, Reveries, Reflections April 16, 2022
Laura Zigman Small World January 10, 2023

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