This week on The Reading Life we meet novelist Nathaniel Rich, author of The Mayor's Tongue and Odds Against Tomorrow.
Then we'll talk with book collector Mark Samuels Lasner, and novelist Pam Houston, whose most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted.
Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the widely-praised and highly recommended new novel by Mohsin Hamid, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia.
This week on The Reading Life: Emily Epstein Landau talks about Spectacular Wickedness: Sex, Race and Memory in Storyville, New Orleans.
Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the new novel from award-winning author Susan Straight — Between Heaven and Here.