Christina Baker Kline is the author of the new novel A PIECE OF THE WORLD (2017), about the relationship between the artist Andrew Wyeth and the subject of his best-known painting, Christina’s World. Kline has written five other novels --- ORPHAN TRAIN, THE WAY LIFE SHOULD BE, SWEET WATER, BIRD IN HAND and DESIRE LINES --- and written or edited five works of nonfiction. Her 2013 novel ORPHAN TRAIN spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at #1, and was published in 40 countries. More than 100 communities and colleges have chosen it as a “One Book, One Read” selection. Her adaptation of ORPHAN TRAIN for young readers is ORPHAN TRAIN GIRL (2017). She lives near New York City and on the coast of Maine.