Last Updated on September 15, 2023 by BiblioLifestyle
The Cherokee Rose: A Novel of Gardens and Ghosts by Tiya Miles
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From exploring her debut novel’s republication to revisiting her National Book Award winning book “All That She Carried,” plus getting a sneak peek into her upcoming book, “Wild Girls,” author Tiya Miles takes us on a literary journey like no other. Her debut novel, “The Cherokee Rose: A Novel of Gardens and Ghosts” tells the story of three women who uncover the secrets of a Georgia plantation that embodies the intertwined histories of Indigenous and enslaved Black communities. We also talk about Tiya’s reading life and we get some great book recommendations, we also discuss rereading books when there are so many others to read, plus so much more.
BOOKS MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW
TIYA’S OTHER BOOKS
- All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake (Amazon or Bookshop)
- Wild Girls: How the Outdoors Shaped the Women Who Challenged a Nation (Amazon or Bookshop)
BOOKS READ, LOVED, AND WOULD NOW RECOMMEND
- A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (Amazon or Bookshop)
- A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle (Amazon or Bookshop)
BOOKS ON THE TBR
ABOUT TIYA MILES
Tiya Miles is the Michael Garvey Professor of History and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the author of All That She Carried, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction and the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction. She is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Award and the Hiett Prize in the Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Her book The Dawn of Detroit received the Merle Curti Award, the James A. Rawley Prize, the James Bradford Best Biography Prize, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Nonfiction, an American Book Award, and a Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Additionally, Miles is the author of Ties That Bind, The House on Diamond Hill, and Tales from the Haunted South, and the co-editor of Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds.