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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AUG 5
6:30 PM
in person appearance
HAMILTON LANE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
Skype Book Club Interview
SEP 6
2:00 PM
in person appearance
COVINA LIBRARY
Book Club Discussion
234 N 2nd Ave
Covina, CA 91723
OCT 17
7:00 PM
in person appearance
CARLSBAD BOOK CLUB
Book Club Discussion
Carlsbad, CA

Author Revealed

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Around a kitchen table meeting family members for the first time.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Miss Havisham

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. A willingness to listen.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Receiving forwarded emails that are fear-mongering rants by people who believe if they read something on the internet, it must be true.

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