Episode 329 — Hannah Pittard

   

Hannah Pittard is the guest. Her new novel is called Reunion, and it is available now from Grand Central Publishing.

Emily St. John Mandel calls it

A nuanced and intriguing study of family and love, money and debt, failure and success, starring one of the most likeable flawed narrators to come along in some time.

And Publishers Weekly calls it

Emotionally astute…When this family of sorts gathers in Atlanta for the funeral, there is tension, pain, comedy, and finally, some healing and resolution. Kate is a winning narrator, whose insights into herself and her family keep the pages turning.

Monologue topics:  wheat, internet holes, movies, Birdman, Gone Girl.