Late Night Library

Angela Flournoy – The Turner House

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller

This week we feature Angela Flournoy’s debut novel, The Turner House, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Publishers Weekly writes, “Flournoy evokes the intricacies of domestic situations and sibling relationships, depicting how each of the Turners’ lives has been shaped by the social history of their generation.”

Act 1: Host Amber Keller covers entertaining book news and cool new debuts
Act 2:
 Co-host authors Rene Denfeld and Cari Luna discuss Angela Flournoy’s debut
Act 3: Rene Denfeld speaks with Angela Flournoy about the origins of her story, family dynamics, and the haint

Listen to the full episode here:

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PURCHASE THE TURNER HOUSE HERE

GIVEAWAY: Win a free copy of The Turner House. Listen to the episode for details, then email your answer to amber@latenightlibrary.org by midnight on April 26.

 

 ABOUT OUR ACT 2 CO-HOST AUTHORS:

R.Denfeld-6-1Rene Denfeld is the bestselling author of The Enchanted, which won a prestigious French Prix, an ALA Notable Book Award for Excellence in Fiction, and a Texas Lariat Award. Rene Denfeld lives in Portland, Oregon, where she works as a death penalty investigator, and is the happy mother to three children adopted from foster care.

 

Cari Luna photoCari Luna is the author of The Revolution of Every Day, which won the 2015 Oregon Book Award for Fiction. Her writing has appeared in Salon, Jacobin, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, PANK, and elsewhere. Cari lives in Portland, Oregon.

Posted on: April 22, 2015 · Homepage, Late Night Debut, Uncategorized ·

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