Terry McMillan’s sixth novel, The Interruption of Everything, is every bit as enthralling and empowering as her earlier hits Waiting to Exhale and A Day Late and a Dollar Short. However, as McMillan matures as an author, her characters follow suit, which leads her to a wiser, more introspective lead character in the form of Marilyn Grimes. Our reward, as readers, is a tale of midlife crisis, mixed with family and personal drama, all told in the witty, honest, and inspiring style we’ve come to expect from this seasoned storyteller.
Terry gives an overview of the book:
Terry McMillan, who was born in Port Huron, Michigan, is an African-American author. Her interest in books comes from working at a library when she was sixteen. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1986 from the University of California, Berkeley. Her work is...