Tayari Jones' latest book is "An American Marriage."

Tayari Jones’ latest book is “An American Marriage.”

Nina Subin

The book “An American Marriage” tells the story of a wrongfully incarcerated African American man, his wife and her lover. Tayari Jones’s other books include “Leaving Atlanta,” The Untelling” and “The Silver Sparrow.”

Jones is a professor of creative writing at Emory University. She’s giving a lecture tonight.

We speak with her in front of a small audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland.




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