The Family Roe


Melissa Mills • firstborn daughter of "Jane Roe"
Joshua Prager

Joshua Prager


Author • Investigative Journalist
Dr. Lerone A. Martin

Dr. Lerone A. Martin


Historian • Religious Scholar • Cultural Commentator
Dr. Imani Perry

Dr. Imani Perry


Public Intellectual • Cultural Historian • Author
Suleika Jaouad

Suleika Jaouad


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Emmy Award-Winner
Dr. Ellen Wu

Dr. Ellen Wu


Historian • Author • Cultural Commentator
Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller


Sociologist • Social Justice Advocate

Imbolo Mbue


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid


Novelist • Memoirist • Gardener
Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist

Christa Parravani


Essayist • Memoirist • Women's Rights Advocate
Dr. Martha Beck

Dr. Martha Beck


Bestselling Author • Life Coach • Inspirational Leader
Dr. Danielle Allen

Dr. Danielle Allen


Political Theorist • Public Intellectual • Cultural Commentator
Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Short Story Writer

Sheri Salata


Former media executive • entrepreneur • Memoirist
Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Jennifer Pastiloff

Jennifer Pastiloff


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Mental Health Advocate
Emily Nussbaum

Emily Nussbaum


TV Critic • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Essayist
Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Rachel Louise Snyder

Rachel Louise Snyder


Journalist • Author • Domestic Violence Advocate
Gish Jen

Gish Jen


Novelist • Essayist • Cultural Commentator
Stephanie Land

Stephanie Land


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Economic Justice Advocate

Jessica Bruder


Bestselling Author • Journalist
John Irving

John Irving


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Screenwriter
Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Nadia Bolz-Weber

Nadia Bolz-Weber


Pastor • Bestselling Author • Memoirist
Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis


Social Critic • Author • Essayist

NoViolet Bulawayo


Novelist • Essayist • Short Story Writer
Colum McCann

Colum McCann


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Novelist

Lisa Ko


Novelist • Author • Essayist
Eli Saslow

Eli Saslow


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Journalist • Author
Jeremy McCarter

Jeremy McCarter


Storyteller • Cultural Historian • Bestselling Author

David Finkel


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist

Kiese Laymon


Bestselling Author • Social Critic • Essayist
Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Poet
Mitchell S. Jackson

Mitchell S. Jackson


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Author • Cultural Commentator
Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Travel Writer
Dr. Allyson Hobbs

Dr. Allyson Hobbs


Historian • Author • Essayist
Dr. Sheri Fink

Dr. Sheri Fink


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Joshua Wolf Shenk

Joshua Wolf Shenk


Bestselling Author • Essayist • Curator
Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste


Award-Winning Author • Novelist • Essayist
Nancy Horan

Nancy Horan


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Julia Glass

Julia Glass


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Novelist
Elizabeth Berg

Elizabeth Berg


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Edmund White

Edmund White


Novelist • Social Critic • Memoirist

Jesmyn Ward


National Book Award Winner • Essayist • Memoirist
William T. Vollmann

William T. Vollmann


Novelist • Journalist • Visual Artist
Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett


Public Radio & Podcast Host • Bestselling Author • Social Entrepreneur
Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson


Journalist • Author • Tech Industry Expert

Paul Theroux


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Travel Writer
Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot


Bestselling Author • Journalist
Lisa See

Lisa See


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Anthony Marra

Anthony Marra


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Short Story Writer
Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Essayist
Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Women’s Advocate
Jeanne Marie Laskas

Jeanne Marie Laskas


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Memoirist
Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami


Award-Winning Author • Novelist • Essayist

The Lacks Family


The Lacks Family of THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

James Howard Kunstler


Social Critic • Journalist • Urban Planning Advocate
Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Documentary Filmmaker
Lily King

Lily King


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author

Sue Monk Kidd


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Social Justice Advocate

Hillary Jordan


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Screenwriter
A.M. Homes

A.M. Homes


Novelist • Essayist • Memoirist
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon

Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon


Author • Energy & Security Expert • Political Scientist
Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Short Story Writer
Jeff Goodell

Jeff Goodell


Author • Energy & Environment Expert • Investigative Journalist
Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist

Dr. Brian Fagan


Archaeologist • Author • Climate Change Historian

Richard Ford


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Novelist
Heidi Durrow

Heidi Durrow


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Novelist
Dr. Matthew Desmond

Dr. Matthew Desmond


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Urban Ethnographer

Justin Cronin


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo


Author • Essayist • Poet
Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch


Historian • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author
Katherine Boo

Katherine Boo


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Human Rights Advocate
John Berendt

John Berendt


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Essayist
Diana Abu-Jaber

Diana Abu-Jaber


Author • Essayist • Memoirist