Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents “A Conversation with Kristin Hannah” on February 5

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents “A Conversation with Kristin Hannah” for one night only in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Monday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. with a Q&A moderated by writer and actress, Sandra Tsing Loh. The first 1,000 patrons to arrive will receive a free, signed copy of Hannah’s latest book, The Women. The book will also be available for purchase exclusively to Segerstrom Center guests a day before its public release.

One of today’s most popular writers, Hannah is the award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels. Her novels are known for their explorations of hope, the strength of the female spirit, and the vital and unique magic of female friendships.

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Kristin Hannah will discuss her latest novel, “The Women” on February 5

Her international blockbuster, The Nightingale, was named Goodreads’ Best Historical Fiction novel for 2015 and won the coveted People’s Choice award for best fiction in the same year. Additionally, this heart-breaking historical romance was a selection of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club in 2023. It was named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, iTunes, Buzzfeed, the Wall Street Journal, Paste, and The Week. Due to the book’s popularity and longevity, The Nightingale is currently in production at Tri Star, with Dakota and Elle Fanning set to star.

In 2018, The Great Alone became an instant New York Times #1 bestseller and was named the Best Historical Novel of the Year by Goodreads. This beautiful novel about love and loss is the story of Leni, a teenage girl growing up in the shadow of her parent’s tumultuous marriage.

The Four Winds was published in February 2021 and immediately hit #1 on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Indie bookstores’ bestseller lists. The heart-wrenching dustbowl drama was selected as a book club pick by the Today Show and the Book of the Month club, which named it the best book of 2021.

Firefly Lane, her beloved novel about two best friends, has become a Netflix sensation around the world. The popular TV show starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke has introduced a new generation to Hannah’s fiction.

Hannah’s brand-new novel, The Women, is a war story set in the 1960s. The novel follows the life of young nursing student Frances “Frankie” McGrath, whose traditional upbringing is upended by the Vietnam War, her decision to volunteer and the bitter divisions it creates in the U.S.

Tickets for “A Conversation with Kristin Hannah” start at $29 and are available online at, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, or by calling 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket discounts for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236.

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