Literary Escapes Podcast interview with author Fiona Davis

Ep 87: Author Interview with Fiona Davis

Today’s episode is a peek inside my book club – a fun author interview with Fiona Davis. Fiona shares her literary escapes into historical buildings in New York City and spills the tea on her writing process for “The Lions of Fifth Avenue” among other things.

Join us as we step into the enchanting world of Fiona Davis where old buildings hold secrets just waiting to be unveiled!

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Meet Fiona Davis

author Fiona Davis

About Fiona

Fiona Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of seven historical fiction novels set in iconic New York City buildings, including The Spectacular, The Magnolia Palace, The Address, and The Lions of Fifth Avenue, which was a Good Morning America book club pick. Her articles have appeared in publications like The Wall Street Journal and O the Oprah magazine.

She first came to New York as an actress, but fell in love with writing after getting a master’s degree at Columbia Journalism School. Her books have been translated into over twenty languages and she’s based in New York City.

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In This Episode

We had so much fun chatting with author Fiona and here are some of the things we talked about:

  • How did you become an author?
  • How did she decide to write about buildings in New York?
  • Her books have been selected for One Book, One Community
  • Her sources for NYC architectural history
  • Behind the scenes of writing Lions of Fifth Avenue
  • Which buildings does she want to write about next?
  • Her upcoming travels
  • and so much more!

Books Mentioned in this Episode

  • The Lions of Fifth Avenue

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  • The Dollhouse

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  • Magnolia Palace

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  • The Masterpiece

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  • The Spectacular

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Other Books Mentioned

Connect with the Author

Fiona would love to hear from you! So, here’s how you can keep in touch with her:


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Other Resources You’ll Love

If you enjoyed this episode, then you’ll want to check out these ones next.

Ep 41: Author Interview with Fiona Valpy

Ep 40: Books Set in NYC

Ep 26: Author Interview with Elizabeth Thompson

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