Olivia’s Book Club: Emily Itami, ‘Fault Lines’
(3TV/CBS 5) -- Emily Itami is a debut novelist who uses her expertise as a travel writer to transport her readers to Tokyo in “Fault Lines.” The book focuses on Mizuki, a wealthy and beautiful Tokyo wife and mother, who is profoundly bored. Her witty internal dialogue reveals there are cracks beneath the shiny surface which, like the fault lines running through the city, threaten to damage or destroy. Emily joined the podcast from London to reflect on her experience living in Tokyo, the expectations women face, and how motherhood changes everything.
Margaret discusses a recent novel she enjoyed, “Heard It In a Love Song” by Tracey Garvis Graves.