Lian Dolan

Requited Love, Saturday, May 6 at 5:00pm and Food Culture: How Food Connects Us to Our Wellbeing, Sunday, May 7 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Lian Dolan is a writer, producer and podcaster who lives in Pasadena. She’s the author of four bestselling novels, including The Sweeney Sisters and her latest, Lost and Found In Paris. Her first two novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife were published by a local indie, Prospect Park Books. She is the host and producer of Satellite Sisters, a talk show she created with her four real sisters in 2001. An independent podcast since 2009, Satellite Sisters garners over 1.5 million downloads a year. She has written regular humor columns for O, The Oprah Magazine, Working Mother Magazine and Pasadena Magazine. Her next book, The Marriage Sabbatical, will be published by William Morrow in 2024. and

Books That Make a Difference: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg, The Moviegoer by Walker Percy, The Scarlett Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne, Beloved by Toni Morrison , Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee, Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano, Brigid Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding.