Talking Volumes season finale: Monica Aliby Jeffrey Thompson, Minnesota Public Radio
Author Monica Ali is considered one of the best young novelists in Britain. Her latest novel, "In the Kitchen," is about the efforts of a chef to succeed in a once grand restaurant, despite huge pressures at home and a murder. Kerri Miller talked with Monica Ali on the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater May 19.
- Monica Ali: Author most recently of "In The Kitchen." Her novel "Brick Lane" was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2003, and made into a movie in 2007.