Michelle Herman‘s newest books are Like A Song — and 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.