Isla Morley

Isla Morley grew up in South Africa during apartheid, the child of a British father and fourth-generation South African mother. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband (a minister) and daughter and an assortment of animals. Her debut novel, Come Sunday, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Prize. It has been translated into seven languages.
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Isla Morley: Book That Changed My Life

Isla Morley, author of Above, talks about the most important book for her as a writer.

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OCT 17
7:00 PM
in person appearance
CARLSBAD BOOK CLUB
Book Club Discussion
Carlsbad, CA

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Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. California rolls and miso soup

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing the piano.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My husband

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I didn't act on the inner voice calling me to send my birth mother a letter. Instead, by the time I did write to her, she had passed away.

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