author interviews Archive

An Interview with Author Harriet Lane

The protagonist of Harriet Lane’s debut novel Alys, Always (I reviewed it here last year) was remarkably good at putting me on my guard. She raised all sorts of fascinating questions about what motivates us when it comes to the narratives we tell ourselves and others about ourselves and others. So I was thrilled

An Interview with Author Jane Bradley

After reviewing Jane Bradley’s novel You Believers, I had the privilege of sitting down with her over cappuccino at a local coffee shop. She was warm and open as we talked about her work (she teaches creative writing at the University of Toledo), the inspiration behind her novel (more about that below), and the

3 for Thursday: 3 Podcasts about Books

Be it on the train, in the car, or on the treadmill, we all have pockets of mind-free time that could be improved by a great podcast—even better, a great podcast that introduces us to sharp writing and sharp writers. Here are three free podcasts about books that consistently deliver a variety of entertaining
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