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Creativity, the Perfect Crime by Philippe Petit

Creativity: The Method Behind Petit’s Madness

Audio Interview With the Author Audio Length: 20 minutes CREATIVITY, THE PERFECT CRIME by Philippe Petit Riverhead Books; May 15, 2014 Creativity, the Perfect Crime Philippe Petit ISBN: 978-1594631689 Philippe Petit Philippe Petit is perhaps best known for his daring and illegal high-wire walk in 1974 between the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers. Now comes Read more »

Benediction by Kent Haruf

Kent Haruf’s Benediction, a Quiet Salute to Endings – 2014

Benediction Kent Haruf Vintage Jan.14 (978-0307950420) Audio Interview With the Author 20-minute audio interview Editor’s Note: Kent Haruf passed away November 30, 2014 at age 71 after a long illness. We were saddened by the news. Nationally bestselling author  Kent Haruf’s latest work may be his finest tale yet. Benediction is a quiet and  profound statement about endings.(File Read more »

Daughters of Mars, Thomas Keneallyt

Thomas Keneally’s New Novel May Exceed Shindler’s List

The Daughters of Mars Thomas Keneally Atria; August 20, 2013; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-47673461-3 Audio Interview With the Author 20-minute audio interview Thomas Keneally “Poignant . . . masterly . . . epic . . . [Keneally] has rescued forgotten heroines from obscurity and briefly placed them center stage.” — The New York Times Book Review Read more »

John Updike, Collection

John Updike Lives On in New Story Collections: Editor’s Audio Interview

John Updike, Younger John Updike: The Collected Stories (The Library of America; Publication date: September 12, 2013; $75.00 boxed set) edited by Christopher Carduff. Audio Interview With the Editor 20-minute audio interview (File could take a minute to load) John Updike, Older From his first collection, The Same Door, released in 1959, to his last, Read more »

Entwined with You

Sylvia Day’s New Novel Entwines Readers: Audio Interview

Jun 28, 2013 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

As a young couple navigating the first serious love affair either of them has ever had, Gideon and Eva are learning from their mistakes and making new ones, while being tested by challenges both external and internal. These two passionate and tempestuous lovers have dark pasts to overcome, but their all-consuming and deeply physical love for each other is worth fighting for and they know it Read more »

Unwritten by Charles Martin

Two Shattered Souls Find Hope in Novel by Charles Martin

May 31, 2013 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Unwritten (Center Street/Hachette, May 2013) Charles Martin AUDIO Interview with Charles Martin New York Times bestselling author discusses his latest novel, Unwritten  20-minute audio interview A broken recluse, living on his boat off the Florida coast is compelled by his priest to somehow help save a famous actress determined to kill herself. The novel, titled, Unwritten, is the Read more »

Why Does One Stay in a Life One Doesn’t Want? Douglas Kennedy Asks

Apr 26, 2013 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

“With FIVE DAYS, Douglas Kennedy has crafted a brilliant meditation on regret, fidelity, family, and second chances that will have you breathlessly turning pages to find out what happened in the past and what will happen next. At once heartbreaking and hopeful, it is a powerful new work of fiction by an internationally acclaimed writer at the height of his powers.” Read more »

Isaac Marion’s Debut Novel, Warm Bodies, Redefines Zombie Genre

Dec 19, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Newcomer writer Isaac Marion has a new take on the iconic tale of ROMEO AND JULIET. Sure, ROMEO AND JULIET is the classic love story, but it’s also a story of doomed love. In his brilliant debut novel, WARM BODIES (Emily Bestler Books; $15.00; December 25, 2012), Marion takes matters into his own hands and envisions an entirely new ending for two disparate people who triumph through love Read more »