Lauren discusses her debut novel Last Tang Standing, the importance of humor in books, the way reading promotes empathy and understanding, choosing to write the book in diary format, coming up with the idea for the novel while she was an amateur stand-up comic, and much more.
Last Tang Standing can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
Lauren’s 6 recommended reads are:
- The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
- The Other Americans by Laila Lalami
- The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
- Forever 51 by Pamela Skjolsvik
- White Coat Diaries by Madi Sinha
- The Exit Strategy by Lainey Cameron