Exclusive Interview With Author Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks is an Australian-born author and journalist. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for her novel March. Her newest novel, Caleb's Crossing, is based on the true story of Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard. Caleb's Crossing is the inaugural selection for BlogHer Book Club, and as the BlogHer Book Club Host, I am pleased to bring you this exclusive interview. ...more

Year of Wonder. I love them both, far more than I do March.


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BlogHer Book Club -- Coming Soon!

You've probably heard the news: We're launching an exciting new BlogHer Book Club in partnership with Penguin Books! All the details and our first book reviews will be up soon, but in the meantime, meet Karen Ballum (aka Sassymonkey), the BlogHer Book Club host. ...more

About the BlogHer Book Club

BlogHer is thrilled to be collaborating with Penguin Group USA to bring you reviews of great upcoming books, author interviews, book discussions and much more! They’re all part of our new BlogHer Book Club. ...more

I love that this is on here. I've been feeling very nostalgic about books lately...has anyone ...more

Welcome to the BlogHer Book Club!

Welcome to the BlogHer Book Club! I'm your host, Karen Ballum, though you might know me better as Sassymonkey. I've been BlogHer's Contributing Editor for books since 2006 and I've been lucky to do some pretty cool things here on BlogHer.com. I've interviewed authors, been a Cybils Book Awards judge, and simply had a blast talking about all manner of bookish things with you over the last five years. Being able to welcome you to the new BlogHer Book Club? That just takes the cake. ...more
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