Traveling with Pomegranates Makes Barnes & Noble
Best of 2009 List
Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story was selected for Barnes & Noble's non-fiction list of the "Best Books of 2009." (The picks are ranked on the list by current sales status.) For the full list see http://browse.barnesandnoble.com/browse/nav.asp?visgrp=nonfiction&N=233498+800009567&Ne=233498
Traveling with Pomegranates Hits Bestseller Lists
Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story has appeared on numerous bestseller lists since its publication September 7. It debuted on the New York Times bestseller list at #10 and the Indie bestseller list at #6.
The Indie Next List - “Inspired Recommendations”
Traveling with Pomegranates is a top twenty pick for the September “Indie Next” list. This monthly list of “great reads” from the American Booksellers Association's features twenty “inspired recommendations,” nominated by independent booksellers.
Audio Book Read by Authors
Sue and her daughter, Ann, spent several days in a recording studio, reading the audio edition of their co-authored book, Traveling with Pomegranates. This mother-daughter memoir, which tells the story of their travels together at a particularly poignant time in each of their lives, as well as the story of their search for one another, was written in their alternating voices. The recording allows readers to hear Sue and Ann bring their stories alive in their own words. It will be available from Penguin Audio Sept 8, 2009.
Read an Interview on Traveling with Pomegranates
Author, Sue Monk Kidd talks with The Women’s Conference about motherhood, raising a daughter, and co-writing Traveling with Pomegranates with Ann at www.californiawomen.org/mother-daughter. Ann and Sue will speak and sign books at the Night at the Village on October 26, 2009 as part of The Women's Conference, an annual event hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver.
Mother-Daughter Commencement Speakers
Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor delivered the commencement address May 2009 at Ann's Alma Mater-- Columbia College in South Carolina. This 4 1/2 minute video clip features Sue and Ann weaving together their stories of becoming writers