Shohreh Aghdashloo, author of The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines, on tour June 2013

| May 30, 2013

About The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines • Hardcover: 288 pages • Publisher: Harper (June 4, 2013) Oscar nominee and Emmy Award–winning actress Shohreh Aghdashloo shares her remarkable personal journey—from a childhood in the Shah’s Iran to the red carpets of Hollywood—in this dazzling memoir of family, faith, revolution, and hope. Enchanted by the movies she watched while […]

Barbara Kingsolver, author of Flight Behavior, on tour June 2013

| May 28, 2013

About Flight Behavior • Paperback: 464 pages • Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (June 4, 2013) Dellarobia Turnbow is a restless farm wife who gave up her own plans when she accidentally became pregnant at seventeen. Now, after a decade of domestic disharmony on a failing farm, she seeks momentary escape through an obsessive flirtation with […]

Alafair Burke, author of If You Were Here, on tour June 2013

| May 28, 2013

About If You Were Here • Hardcover: 384 pages • Publisher: Harper (June 4, 2013) Magazine journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the latest urban folktale—the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenage boy from the subway tracks seconds before the arrival of an oncoming train. When McKenna locates a video snippet that purportedly captures […]

Derek Sherman, author of Race Across the Sky, on tour August 2013

| May 28, 2013

About Race Across the Sky Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Plume (July 30, 2013) Caleb Oberest is an ultra marathon runner, who severed all ties to his family to race brutal 100-mile marathons across mountains. Shane Oberest is a sales rep for a cutting-edge biotechnology firm, creating new cures for the diseases of our time. Shane has […]

Lionel Shriver, author of Big Brother, on tour June 2013

| May 27, 2013

About Big Brother • Hardcover: 384 pages • Publisher: Harper (June 4, 2013) From the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin comes a striking new novel about siblings, marriage, and obesity. When Pandora picks up her older brother Edison at her local Iowa […]