Wednesday, May 14, 2014
I answered that final question like this:
Why is historical fiction important?You can find our entire conversation on Caroline's blog, here.
I think it is so important to try to imagine ourselves into the lives of others during critical junctures in world history. It is a hugely empathetic act. And empathy is, finally, what storytelling is all about—empathy for others, and empathy for ourselves.
Always a privilege to be in the company of this talented, award-winning writer.