Jodi Picoult talks to YOU about the inspiration behind her new novel

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Best-selling author Jodi Picoult (Photo: Jodi Picoult c. Nina Subin)
Best-selling author Jodi Picoult (Photo: Jodi Picoult c. Nina Subin)

She couldn’t understand it – her husband is usually such a laid-back guy but after reading her latest novel, he was slamming things around the kitchen.

Eventually Jodi Picoult couldn’t take it anymore. “What’s the matter with you?” she bellowed. Jodi (54) was amused to discover that her partner of more than three decades, Tim van Leer, was worried that readers would think she isn’t happy in her marriage. 

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