TODAY | January 23, 2014
>>> we're back now at 8:50 with "today's book club ."
>> so far our book club has bit a hit with viewers and authors. our next big reveal is "under the wide and starry sky." it's a compelling read, a mix of fact and fiction and i recently caught up with its author, nancy horan. think downton abbey with a twist, a young mother of three running from a fiphilandering husband, an unexpected love, scandalous at the time but genuine to the corp.
>> a feel a responsibility to the people.
>> it's easy to lose yourself deep in the past.
>> what i did with this book and also with the previous book was take the journey with these couples.
>> that previous book, best seller "loving frank," a blend of fact and fiction.
>> when i bumped into that story and learned about that story about frank lloyd wright , it took me by the shoulders and shook me.
>> a little known story about frank lloyd wright and one of his clients. and the man in question in her latest book, the author known for " treasure island ."
>> the book details how fanny helped him find his boys. fanny was perhaps his best and worst critic.
>> he rebelled against that.
>> absolute lip he did.
>> fanny is a force, a strong woman in a romantic era .
>> she was very inventive.
>> reporter: horan's prolific pen enlight imagination with relevance.
>> i love this quote "everybody sooner or later sits down to a banquet of consequences."
>> you're looking at the choices people have made and the consequences that follow those choices.
>> "under the wide and starry sky" is out now. just head to today.com to sign up for a google.
>> you read a lot of books. i don't know where you found the time.
>> a lot of flights. traveling. it's where i catch up.