Tucson Festival of Books

View From the Top


Say hello to Luis Alberto Urrea, Charlaine Harris, and Andrew Sean Greer, three New York Times bestselling authors who started their careers in very different places but somehow met at the top. What were the key steps along the way? Do they feel different pressures now? So many questions!


Panelists
Andrew Sean Greer

Andrew Sean Greer is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of seven works of fiction, including the bestsellers "The Confessions of Max Tivoli" and "Less." "Less Is Lost" is Greer's latest work. Greer has taught at a number of universities, including the Iowa Writers Workshop, been a TODAY show pick, a New York Public Library Cullman Center Fellow, a judge for the National Book Award, and a winner of the California Book Award and the New York Public Library Young Lions Award....

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Charlaine Harris

Born in the Mississippi Delta, her father was a farmer and then a school principal, and her mother was a librarian. Charlaine Harris was educated at public schools and attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn....

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Luis Alberto Urrea

A Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, Urrea is the bestselling author of 17 critically acclaimed and award-winning books. His forthcoming novel is "Goodnight, Irene....

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Books:
Less Is Lost
Andrew Sean Greer
Fiction / Literature
Little Brown
September 2022
ISBN 9780316498906
272 pages

The Serpent in Heaven
Charlaine Harris
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Gallery / Saga Press
November 2022
ISBN 9781982182496
304 pages

Good Night, Irene
Luis Alberto Urrea
Fiction / Literature
Little Brown
May 2023
ISBN 9780316265850
336 pages