March 7, 2011

Jodi Picoult Livestream Interview Tonight

The official deets:

Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author, will appear live in a special Livestream interview Monday, March 7 at 7pm EST as part of the Atria Literary Salon Series. The interview, moderated by book reviewer Bethanne Patrick, will celebrate the release of Picoult’s 17th novel SING YOU HOME, a story about a same-sex couple and their attempts to have a child (more details: SING YOU HOME was released March 1st.

Sing You Home: A Novel

Autographed books for purchase will be available before, during and after this web event by visiting A portion of proceeds from each sale will be donated to Jodi’s charity of choice, The Trevor Project (, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The book also includes a compact disc of original songs created for the novel and sung by Ellen Wilber, who will also be performing on the webcast.

The Facebook page is here and you can RSVP to the event. You can also watch the livestream on Facebook.

Watch live streaming video from atria at

You can get involved with the conversation through Twitter. Just tweet @AtriaBooks with the hashtag #singyouhome. Picoult will answer selected questions during the interview.

About the Atria Salon Series:

About Atria Salon Series
This is the third installment of the Atria Literary Salon Series. The previous two celebrated authors Lauren Weisberger and Nicolle Wallace. Returning to the grand old tradition of places like the Algonquin Hotel where people would gather for stimulating conversation, Judith Curr, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Atria Books, launched the Literary Salon Series to bring together authors, editors and media for an evening of stimulating conversation and literary style.

I haven't read much by Picoult, but I enjoyed CHANGE OF HEART. (I could've sword I reviewed it here, but can't find the post.) I'm excited about SING YOU HOME since it is a novel about a same sex couple by a big author. Hopefully it will reach as wide an audience as her previous novels.

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