Hilma Wolitzer: "Summer Reading" (Ballantine Books)
Summer reading may bring to mind glossy magazines and juicy beach books. But for the characters in a new novel by Hilma Wolitzer it means tackling classics that change their lives. She talks about her writing and the love of good books.
the author of several novels, including "The Doctor's Daughter," "Hearts," "Ending," and "Tunnel of Love," as well as a non-fiction book, "The Company of Writers."