After penning her 17th book, award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni talks with HEC-TV about what inspired her most recently released novel One Amazing Thing. The book's characters will intrigue the reader with well-developed, thoughtful stories that are revealed as they struggle to survive following a deadly earthquake. Divakaruni explores cultural differences and human behavior in an uncontrollable situation. One Amazing Thing is an enjoyable, fast read as her characters' stories have a broad range of emotions that will have readers crying on one page and laughing on another. In this conversation, she reveals some secrets of the book as well as her One Amazing Thing.
Meet award-winning author, poet and teacher of writing Chitra Divakaruni.
Author and renowned psychiatrist Mark Epstein talks about how understanding and accepting trauma can lead to personal growth and change.
Jean Kwok ("Girl in Translation") returns to the secretive worlds of ballroom dancing and Chinatown in her new novel, "Mambo in Chinatown".
Author Daniel James Brown tells us how he discovered all the informational “treasures” throughout his heartwarming nonfiction "The Boys in the Boat."
Author Austin Kleon discusses "Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered,” an illustrated guide to working in the digital age.
Humorist Dave Barry talks with us about everything from Justin Bieber to his wife's role in the popularity of the book "The Kite Runner."
Henrietta Lacks died from ovarian cancer in 1951, but her cells live on today. This interview explores Henrietta's influence and the book and soon to be movie about her.
Diamond draws on four decades of experiences with tribal people in New Guinea to bring us lessons from the past to be used today.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|