Author Essay

Sneak Peek at the New Novel by the Author of the Iconic Memoir Smashed

From Koren Zailckas, author of the iconic memoir Smashed: an electrifying debut novel about a family being torn apart by the woman who claims to love them most.

By • 6 years ago
Author Essay

A Novelist Admits Some of His Key Influences Come from TV

P.D. Viner reveals his TV influences and the many working titles he considered for his debut novel, eventually (evocatively) titled The Last Winter of Dani Lancing.

By P.D. Viner, author of The Last Winter of Dani Lancing • 6 years ago
Author Essay

“Things I Wish I Would Have Said”: Shani Boianjiu on Tour

"There are things I wish I would have said to people in other countries," admits Shani Boianjiu when reflecting on her recent book tour.

By Shani Boianjiu • 6 years ago
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Jenni Fagan on “the Girl with a Shark’s Heart”: NPR Interview

"I was interested in developing in a character . . . who's uncomfortable to be around sometimes but that you're very compelled by."

By Jenni Fagan, author of The Panopticon • 6 years ago
Author Essay

Debut Novelist Janice Clark on Her Love for Libraries

Watch debut author Janice Clark describe her love for libraries during the Random House Library Marketing's BEA Breakfast 2013.

By Janice Clark, author of The Rathbones • 6 years ago
Author Essay

5 Books That Taught Me About Bravery

Once you start wondering about bravery, what it is and what it means, you soon start to see it everywhere.

By Polly Morland, author of The Society of Timid Souls • 6 years ago
Author Essay

Jonathan Lethem Talks about Dissident Gardens with BEA Live

Jonathan Lethem talks with Zoë Triska - BEA Live! host and Books Editor of The Huffington Post - about his new novel Dissident Gardens

By Jonathan Lethem, author of Dissident Gardens • 6 years ago

Kristen Iversen Tells the Story Behind Full Body Burden

"Full Body Burden not only took ten years of research and writing, but it proved to be a turning point in my life."

By Kristen Iversen, author of FULL BODY BURDEN • 6 years ago