Elizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels, including "The Story of Arthur Truluv," "Open House" (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), "Talk Before Sleep" and "The Year of Pleasures," as well as the short story collection "The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted." "Durable Goods" and "Joy School" were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year. She adapted "The Pull of the Moon" into a play that enjoyed sold-out performances in Chicago and Indianapolis. Berg’s work has been published in 30 countries, and three of her novels have been turned into television movies. She is the founder of Writing Matters, a quality reading series dedicated to serving author, audience and community. She teaches one-day writing workshops and is a popular speaker at venues around the country. Some of her most popular Facebook postings have been collected in Make Someone Happy and Still Happy. She lives outside Chicago. Her new book is "Night of Miracles."