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A man browses through the pages of a book at a second hand book store in Belfast, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

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A man browses through the pages of a book at a second hand book store in Belfast, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

Gregorio Borgia/AP

Best-selling author Jessamine Chan on why her book became a hit

A man browses through the pages of a book at a second hand book store in Belfast, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

Gregorio Borgia/AP

   

Writing a book is hard enough, but how do you get anyone to actually read it? In this conversation on Twitter Spaces, we asked this question of Jessamine Chan, whose breakout novel The School For Good Mothers became a bestseller after coming out in January 2022. We were also joined by the journalist who chronicled Chan’s experience for The New York Times.

GUEST: Jessamine Chan, author of The School For Good Mothers

Kate Dwyer, freelance writer

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