Sunday, November 15, 2015

Laura Dave

Laura Dave is the author of the critically acclaimed novels The First Husband, The Divorce Party, London Is The Best City In America, and the newly released Eight Hundred Grapes.

Three of her novels have been optioned for the big screen with Dave adapting Eight Hundred Grapes for Fox2000.

From Dave's Q & A with Deborah Kalb:

Q: How did you come up with the book’s title, and what does it signify for you?

A: I wanted to pick a title that spoke to how much goes into winemaking - how each glass of wine is an expression of so much work. I had never thought about how many grapes were in a bottle - as soon as I found out how many grapes it takes to make a single bottle of wine, it seemed like the perfect metaphor for...[read on]
Visit Laura Dave's website.

Writers Read: Laura Dave (June 2015).

--Marshal Zeringue