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The B&N Podcast


Feb 5, 2018

An American Marriage is Tayari Jones's extraordinary fourth novel, a page-turning love story with a powerful political undercurrent. It's as much a novel about family and race, expectation and desire, loneliness and loyalty as it is a story about how readily the American Dream can be derailed on the basis of skin color.  The writer of one of the season's most talked-about new books joins Miwa Messer in the studio to talk about writing a story that's page-turning and thought-provoking in equal measure.