Lisa Barr - WOMAN ON FIRE

Lisa Barr - WOMAN ON FIRE

Lisa and I discuss Woman on Fire, the 2013 event that inspire this book, how the ownership of certain pieces of art is one of the only remaining issues left from World War 2, her favorite and least favorite characters to write, creating her Carpool Care-Aoki series on Instagram, the book's stunning cover, and much more.


Lisa and I discuss Woman on Fire, the 2013 event that inspired this book, how the ownership of certain pieces of art is one of the only remaining issues left from World War 2, her favorite and least favorite characters to write, creating her Carpool Care-Aoki series on Instagram, the book's stunning cover, and much more.

Lisa's recommended reads are:

  1. Sisters of Night and Fog by Erika Robuck
  2. Angels of the Pacific by Elise Hooper
  3. Fake by Erika Katz
  4. The Paris Bookseller by Kerri Maher

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Lisa Barr is the award-winning author of WOMAN ON FIRE, THE UNBREAKABLES and FUGITIVE COLORS, a suspenseful tale of stolen art, love, lust, deception and revenge on the "eve" of WWII. The novel won the IPPY gold medal for "Best Literary Fiction 2014” and first prize at The Hollywood Film Festival (Opus Magnum Discovery Award). In addition, Lisa served as an editor for The Jerusalem Post, managing editor of Today's Chicago Woman, managing editor of Moment magazine, and as an editor/reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. Among the highlights of her career, Lisa covered the famous “handshake” between the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the late PLO leader Yasser Arafat, and President Bill Clinton at the White House. Lisa is also the editor and creator of the popular parenting blog GIRLilla Warfare and has been featured on Good Morning America and Today for her work as an author, journalist and blogger. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband and three daughters (aka: Drama Central).