The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley has been released in paperback with a new cover and a special Q&A with author Karen Russell.
This past November Hannah took part in Wordstock, a literary festival in Portland, OR, and was interviewed live on stage by the public radio program State of Wonder. Click below to listen to Hannah discuss Greek myths, greasy poles, learning how to be vulnerable, and how she wrote The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley.
Earlier this year, Hannah Tinti & Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo were hosted by author Julia Glass at Twenty Summers, a non-profit art center in Provincetown, MA. Their conversation was recently posted online. Click below to view. The ukulele comes out at the end.
When Writing Is Actually About Waiting The Atlantic, April 18, 2017 By Joe Fassler By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon, and more. In this episode, Hannah Tinti, the author of The Good Thief, […]
Hannah Talked with host Scott Simon on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Click below for audio.
A thriller with heart: Hannah Tinti’s ‘The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley’ by Ron Charles A few months ago, I found myself in the bar of a fancy Washington restaurant arguing with one of Ireland’s greatest novelists about the importance of plot. The writer — winner of a long shelf of international prizes — was […]
‘The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley’ review: Hannah Tinti novel finds humanity in criminal father March 24, 2017 By Dan Cryer Special to Newsday Hannah Tinti’s first novel was titled “The Good Thief.” It told the story of a 19th century orphan caught up, against his will, with a ragtag band of con men and […]