The Next Chapter

Donna Morrissey, Martha Wainwright and Kevin Patterson

Donna Morrissey reveals the real-life inspirations for her latest book, Martha Wainwright on the memoir that's helping her rediscover her mother and Kevin Patterson on the wartime experiences that informed his new novel.
Donna Morrissey took home the top prize for her novel The Fortunate Brother at the East Coast Literary Awards on May 31, 2017. (Bridgette Morrissey/Viking)

On this episode: (1) Donna Morrissey on the many ways a family deals with grief (2) Martha Wainwright's reading material is all in the family (3) Kevin Patterson on "the moral chaos of war" (4) If you liked V.S. Naipaul's A House for Mr Biswas, you'll love...

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