Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of a number of bestselling and critically acclaimed books, including The House of the Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, Paula, and In the Midst of Winter. Her books have been translated into more than forty-two languages and have sold more than seventy-four million copies worldwide. She lives in California. In 1995 Isabel created the Isabel Allende Foundation to support the empowerment of women and girls worldwide (isabelallende.org).
Madeline Miller was born in Boston and attended Brown University where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. The Song of Achilles was awarded the Orange Prize for Fiction and has been translated into twenty-five languages. Miler’s second novel, Circe, was #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.
- A Long Petal of The Sea, by Isabel Allende
- Circe, by Madeline Miller
- House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende
- Island Beneath the Sea, by Isabel Allende
- My Invented Country, by Isabel Allende
- The Tempest, by William Shakespeare
- The Isabel Allende Foundation
- King Leopold’s Ghost, by Adam Hochschild
- Spain in Our Hearts, by Adam Hochschild
- The Rebel Cinderella, by Adam Hochschild
- Víctor Pey
- Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller
- The Isabel Allende Foundation Mission empowerment for women and girls
Original air date: 8/7/2020
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