Women Lit #UNBOUND Presents: Secrets and the Search for Self: Alka Joshi on The Henna Artist

At 62, debut novelist Alka Joshi shattered literary glass ceilings with The Henna Artist, the "eloquent and moving" (Publishers Weekly) story of a 17-year-old girl who, after fleeing a dark past, finds herself a highly coveted henna artist (and…

Women Lit #UNBOUND Presents: Following the Joy with LaRayia Gaston

When LaRayia Gaston was a child, her mother told her "I don't care what you do; you just have to do your part." It was a directive LaRayia took to heart, touching thousands of lives in the process. With her debut book, Love Without Reason:…