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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 »

Former Publishing Insider Peter McCarthy Offers Insights Into Random House and Penguin Merger

Nov 28, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Former Random House and Penguin Vice President Peter McCarthy provides an insider’s look at the planned merger between the world’s two largest publishing entities, Penguin and Random House. McCarthy has held executive positions at both Penguin Group (USA) and Random House, Inc, where he focused on marketing innovation, digital business development, and corporate strategy, and knows the major players from each organization Read more »

Joanne Harris, Bestselling Author of Chocolat Again Weaves Her Magic

Oct 28, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Anyone who has read Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, an international bestseller, will be familiar with the deliciously warm character of Vianne Rocher. In Harris’ latest novel, PEACHES FOR FATHER FRANCIS (Viking October 2012), it’s eight years later and Vianne receives a letter from beyond the grave from her friend Armande, summoning her back from her life on a houseboat in Paris to the quaint village of Lansquenet where she used to run her chocolate shop Read more »