Jee’s Author Feature: Interview with National Book Award Finalist, Julia Phillips, on Kamchatka and her inspiration behind ‘Disappearing Earth’ #NationalBestSeller #NationalBookAwardFinalist #debutAuthor #AuthorInterview @jkbphillips #DisappearingEarth @AAKnopf

Julia Phillips is the author of Disappearing Earth, a National Bestseller and a National Book Award Finalist. Her debut is being published in thirteen countries and has been named one of the best books of 2019 so far by Vanity Fair, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly. And many sang its praises: Tayari Jones, ‘An “astonishing…

My Highs & Lows at the Decatur Book Festival 2019 #DBF2019 @DBookFestival Special shout-out to @jkbphillips @kirajanewrites @ndennis_benn @pdjeliclark @DevisLaskar Thank you for making my day!

Once again, we had a blast at the Decatur Book Festival! Special thanks to the organizers, volunteers and everyone who had helped keep the festival clean and safe for visitors! ❤️ So, here are my highs and lows at the DBF 2019. THE HIGHS Meeting authors So of course one of the highlights for me…

Jee reviews #DisappearingEarth by Julia Phillips @AAKnopf @DBookFestival #dbf2019 #debutNovel #fiction

Title/Author: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips Publisher: Knopf In a nutshell: One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girls–sisters, eight and eleven–go missing. In the ensuing weeks, then months, the police investigation turns up nothing. Echoes of the disappearance reverberate across a tightly woven community,…