Michelle Herman‘s most recent books are the essay collection Like A Song  (you can see and hear her reading – and singing – from it here) and A Girl’s Guide to Life, her first book for children. She is the author of two previous collections of essays  –  Stories We Tell Ourselves and The Middle of Everythingthe novels Missing and Dog, and the collection of novellas A New and Glorious Life.  A new novel, Devotion, is due in 2016.