Radio Wolinsky

Tess Gerritsen, “Choose Me,” 2021

Tess Gerritsen, whose latest novel is “Choose Me,” written with Gary Braver. and author of the 12 books in the Rizzoli and Isles mystery series, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky.

In a long and successful career, Tess Gerritsen has written romantic thrillers, medical thrillers, science fiction, and noir. She’s written the screenplays for two produced movies, and serves as co-director of a documentary, “The Magnificent Beast.” The Rizzoli and Isles books served as the inspiration for a long-running Rizzoli and Isles television series, which can now be seen on HBO Max.

In this interview, she discusses her latest novel, born from discussions about the #metoo movement, her involvement in film and television, her feelings about how the pandemic affected her work, and her thoughts on how Black Lives Matter affected her as an Asian American author.