How NOT to Interview Abraham Verghese on the Day After Publication of His Oprah’s Book Club Pick

A book promotion 101 lesson from Oprah herself

Aimee Liu
7 min readMay 13

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You know what they say about best laid plans? Well, that goes double when Oprah calls. Even when she doesn’t call you.

Last week I was thrilled to be asked to “chat” onstage with novelist and…

Aimee Liu

Author, Asian-American novels (Glorious Boy), nonfiction on eating disorders (Gaining), writing, wellness. Published @Hachette. MFA & more@