Lauren Thoman

A Life of Crime, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Lauren Thoman is the author of the novel I’ll Stop the World, and lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband, two children, and a rotating number of dogs and fish. Her pop culture writing has appeared in numerous online outlets including ParadeVulture, and Collider. When she’s not writing, she’s probably on the hunt for tacos or coffee, or buried underneath a pile of dogs.

Books That Make a Difference: Fiction: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (the books that got me into writing!), Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, the Realm of the Elderlings series by Robin Hobb, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. Nonfiction: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Educated by Tara Westover, Inspired by Rachel Held Evans, The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby.