Archives - February 2011
David Vann, author of the critically acclaimed Legend of a Suicide talks about the glacial walk that inspired his latest novel Caribou Island, which is in stores now.
Author Paula McLain blends fact with fiction in her ambitious novel The Paris Wife as she recreates Jazz-era Paris and the little-known courtship, marriage and unraveling of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley Richardson. The second part of this interview will run Thursday, March 3rd. The Paris Wife is in stores now.
Karen Russell captured the book world's attention with her story collection, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, when it was published while still in her early 20s. Now she returns with her long-awaited novel, Swamplandia! (in stores now).
Lincoln Child (orange shirt) and Douglas Preston have teamed up to write 10 bestselling novels featuring FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast.
Author Michael David Lukas talks about the internationally renown authors and their works that inspired his recently-released debut novel The Oracle of Stamboul. Also, a heavy influence on the novel's development was Lukas' deployment to the Middle East during an unstable time.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced earlier this week its editori lineup for its annual Best American Series, which celebrates the best writing across eight categories. The series will be released October 4th in paperback format. Below are the guest editors for 2011 and their bios.
Still recuperating from another Valentine's Day? Or seeking another romance diversion? Bestselling author Allison Pearson (I Don't Know How She Does It) has you covered with a her favorite crush songs, as inspired by her latest bestseller I Think I Love You, a novel that celebrates love and music.
Cavanaugh Lee is the author of Save as Draft, in stores now, a love story told entirely through e-mails, texts, Twitter, Facebook and the online dating world. When not writing and searching for love herself, she is a prosecutor in Savannah, Georgia. Visit www.CavanaughLee.com for more.
Eleanor Brown is stunning audiences with her debut novel, The Weird Sisters, a quirky coming-of-age tale about three incredibly bookish sisters (who don’t happen to like each other very much) who return home to lick wounds and bury secrets, only to find that each of the others is already there --- and might have more to offer than any of t
Heather Gudenkauf's These Things Hidden, the follow-up to her excellent The Weight of Silence, explores the sometimes complicated relationships of sisters. In this special essay she discusses how her own sisterly bonds influenced her writing. As a bonus, she also shares her favorite sister-themed novels.