The author of The Love Song of Jonny Valentine on bubblegum pop, marketing lingo, and fun with playlists.
The memoirist talks about the bar as solace, sanctuary -- and second home.
The author and evolutionary biologist talks about what pre-industrial societies can teach our own.
The iconic Israeli writer talks about his memoir of the War of Independence and his late-in-life literary celebrity.
The author of Phantom on Harry Hole's struggle and the crime novel's moral mission.
A fantasist explores the animal nature within in a new work of paranormal fiction for teens.
The author of Between Heaven and Here talks about the thin line between motherhood and authorship.
The mysterious author's alter ego talks about pen names, Agatha Christie, and his new series, All the Wrong Questions.
The author of The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson on his writing process, the challanges historians face, and how his subject acheived the full potential of the presidency.
Sharon Olds talks about her new collection of verse and what consolation art can offer in the face of loss.
The author of Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story discusses the immersive style and titanic ambition of the novelist.
The authors -- and old friends -- discuss their writing processes, the countries that are close to their hearts, and the mysteries of love and death.
The novelist talks war writing, military culture, and the origins of his new novel in Iraq's cubicle combat zone.
The author on her bestselling mysteries, and their roots in a changing culture.
The poet and critic on her new book and the strange journeys of a reader's life.
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