Book Lust with Nancy PearlLeading authors on life and writing
About Book Lust with Nancy Pearl
Seattle's own "action figure librarian" and best-selling author Nancy Pearl sits down each month with top writers from around the country for conversations about books and the process and art of writing. There's no one better qualified than Nancy to discuss books and writing, bringing an informed reader's perspective to lively conversation and in-depth dialogs about all things literary. Book Lust with Nancy Pearl is filmed at the University Bookstore in Seattle.
Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling Book Lust, creator of the internationally recognized program, If All of Seattle Read the Same Book, and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure", is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the Seattle Channel. Nancy is a longtime freelance contributor to Booklist magazine and formerly served as director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. Visit Nancy's website at nancypearl.com to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.
Seattle novelist Maria Semple, author of the 2012 hit comic novel Where'd You Go Bernadette, joins host Nancy Pearl to talk about her new novel Today Will Be Different, which follows a crazy day in the life of a Seattle mom. Semple shares her thoughts on the process of creating a work of fiction, including writing a first draft and subsequent editing.