Francesca Serritella and Carol talk about her debut novel, Ghosts of Harvard, in which a Harvard freshman seeks to unravel the mystery of her brother’s suicide on that campus the previous year. Francesca talks about her own years at Harvard, her research into mental illness and its effect on families, and the ways in which she used mystery and positive emotional moments to engage readers. They also delve into Francesca’s career as a columnist as she also co-authored a bestselling nine-book series of essay collections with her mother, bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, and co-writes a Sunday column entitled “Chick Wit” in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Books discussed in this episode:
Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella
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