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 • 7 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 • 7 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 • 7 years ago
Author Essay

Kristiana Kahakauwila on Writing
This Is Paradise

"I wished to draw out Hawai`i’s complicated nature," says Kristiana Kahakauwila. "Its anger, its sadness, its generosity, and its sense of history reverberating into the present."

By Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of THIS IS PARADISE • 7 years ago

Off the Grid: Morocco Beyond Marrakech, an Essay from Lawrence Osborne

The drive across this plateau is remarkable, since it is roadless, off the grid, and bare.

By Lawrence Osborne, author of The Forgiven • 7 years ago
Author Essay

Video Author Chat with Nichole Bernier, Jenna Blum, J. Courtney Sullivan

A terrific conversation with three talented novelists, all answering smart questions from their readers. Enjoy the video chat!

By • 7 years ago
Author Essay

Charlie McDowell on His Twitter Phenom-Turned Book
Dear Girls Above Me

Based on the wildly popular Twitter feed Dear Girls Above Me, a roman à clef about how thinking like a couple of girls turned one single guy into a better man.

By Charlie McDowell, author of DEAR GIRLS ABOVE ME • 7 years ago

Publicity and the Historical Fiction Writer by Michelle Moran

As John Agar once quipped, “Archaeologists are underpaid publicity agents for deceased royalty,” and I imagine the same goes for many writers of historical fiction.

By Michelle Moran, author of The Second Empress • 7 years ago