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Join author Patti Callahan for a seven-part original podcast
that explores in depth the improbable and beautiful love story between C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman.

The BECOMING MRS. LEWIS is a "behind-the-scenes" look at subjects that everyone wishes to talk and learn about that may not have been included in the award-winning novel, which is now a USA Today, Publisher's Weekly, and The Globe and Mail bestseller. 


Author Patti Callahan is the host of this exciting new Podcast Series by HarperCollins Publishers.  From fascinating interviews and places of Patti's journey in re-creating the improbable love story between Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis. 

From New York City to Oxford, England, you can join the journey with Joy and Patti.  Hear Patti talk with Joy Davidman’s son and C. S. Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham, along with other fascinating experts in the field, and receive other bonus materials.

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We hope you enjoy this fascinating Behind the Scenes BECOMING MRS. LEWIS Podcast series, subscribe and tell all your friends and family.  For More Information, visit our EPISODES PAGE.

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times best-selling author of fifteen novels, including the (Historical Fiction), BECOMING MRS. LEWIS—The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis. Now a USA TODAY, Publishers Weekly, and The Globe and Mail bestseller.  (writing as Patti Callahan)   


Her latest novel, THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER, (Southern Contemporary Fiction) was released June 4, 2019, and is available now. Patti's holiday novella 

THE PERFECT LOVE SONG was released on October 8, 2019, and available now by Thomas Nelson.  


A full-time author and mother of three children, she now resides in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina with her husband. Read More 


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About the Host 

About the team 

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Produced By:

Thomas Nelson | HarperCollins Publishers 

Gabe Wicks


Engineered By: 


Sarah Vorhees Wendel

at Kingswood Productions

Nashville, TN.

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About the Novel 


Now a USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and The Globe and Mail Bestseller. 


Becoming Mrs. Lewis

—Patti Callahan 

From New York Times, bestselling author Patti Callahan comes an exquisite novel of Joy Davidman, the woman C. S. Lewis called “my whole world.” When poet and writer Joy Davidman began writing letters to C. S. Lewis—known as Jack—she was looking for spiritual answers, not love. Love, after all, wasn’t holding together her crumbling marriage. Everything about New Yorker Joy seemed ill-matched for an Oxford don and the beloved writer of Narnia, yet their minds bonded over their letters.


Embarking on the adventure of her life, Joy traveled from America to England and back again, facing heartbreak and poverty, discovering friendship and faith, and against all odds, finding a love that even the threat of death couldn’t destroy.


In this masterful exploration of one of the greatest love stories of modern times, we meet a brilliant writer, a fiercely independent mother, and a passionate woman who changed the life of this respected author and inspired books that still enchant us and change us. Joy lived at a time when women weren’t meant to have a voice—and yet her love for Jack gave them both voices they didn’t know they had.

At once a fascinating historical novel and a glimpse into a writer’s life, Becoming Mrs. Lewis is above all a love story—a love of literature and ideas and a love between a husband and wife that, in the end, was not impossible at all.  Learn More

Buy the Book

“Making full use of historical documentation, Callahan has created an incredible portrait of a complex woman.”
— Publishers Weekly Starred Review 

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