Isabel Allende On Writing From The Heart

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Chilean-American novelist Isabel Allende has written a lot about the immigrant experience. Allende is a former journalist who fled Chile after the 1973 assassination of her uncle, who was that country’s president. She’s in Atlanta on Thursday, November 16, to promote her latest book, " In the Midst of Winter ." She's speaking at the Atlanta History Center . In 2005, she recorded a deeply personal essay for the public radio series, " This I Believe ." We talked with Isabel Allende about her love for writing, how she captures the immigrant experience, and why she writes a new book every year.

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