'The Hunger Games' Meets Ancient Rome in 'An Ember in the Ashes'

Sabaa Tahir Speaks About the Inspiration Behind Her YA Debut

May 3, 2015

This week we're thinking about the much anticipated debut novel by Sabaa Tahir. Called "An Ember in the Ashes," it's an epic fantasy set in a world reminiscent of ancient Rome. Sabaa Tahir tells Charles Monroe-Kane how her background as a newpaper editor influenced the book.