Talking Volumes with Barbara Kingsolver Barbara Kingsolver's new novel, "The Lacuna," is the story of a man who spends his youth among legendary Mexican figures Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, then grows reclusive in older age. Kingsolver talked with Kerri Miller on Nov. 11 as part of the Talking Volumes regional book club series.9:06 a.m.
Barbara Kingsolver: Author of "The Lacuna." Her other fiction includes "The Poisonwood Bible" and "The Bean Trees." She also wrote "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle," a nonfiction account of her family's attempt to go one year consuming primarily the things they were able to grow or buy from neighbors.