Interviews

The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain

The Gustav Sonata, a Quest for Unrequited Love

April 1, 2017 5:00 am By

THE GUSTAV SONATA, Rose Tremain, Vintage - Rose Tremain CBE FRSL, is regarded as one of the most atmospheric British novelists of her time. She has been published in thirty countries and has won the Orange Prize, the Whitbread Novel Award and the Prix Femina Etranger, as well as shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

The Language of Solitude by Jan-Philipp Sendker

The Language of Solitude

April 1, 2017 5:00 am By

The Language of Solitude, Jan-Philipp Sendker, Atria - Jan-Philipp Sendker’s internationally-bestselling debut novel The Art of Hearing Heartbeats (2012) captivated readers, critics and booksellers alike, who called the book “magical” (Huffington Post) “brilliant” (Shelf Awareness) and “epic” (Publishers Weekly).

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Teenager’s Choices Echo Throughout Her Life

April 1, 2017 5:00 am By

History of Wolves, Emily Fridlund, Grove Atlantic - In Emily Fridlund’s History of Wolves, a teenage girl raised on a failed commune in the north woods of Minnesota feels like she doesn’t fit in at home or at school.

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

Persistence and Grit Guide Rivers and Her Heroine

March 1, 2017 5:09 am By

The Second Mrs. Hockaday, Susan Rivers, Algonquin Books - When Susan Rivers’ agent told her she wouldn’t debut with her first novel, Rivers was disappointed. These words are spoken to many writers, but they came at a particularly difficult time for her.

I Liked My Life

I Liked My Life: Learning to Learn From Pain

March 1, 2017 5:05 am By

I LIKED MY LIFE , Abby Fabiaschi, St. Martins Press - Abby Fabiaschi's debut novel, I LIKED MY LIFE (St Martin's Press, January 2017) leaves one to ponder: If you live your life for other people can you truly be happy? And what becomes of those you served once you're gone.

Surprise Me by Deena Goldstone

The Making of a Writer

February 1, 2017 5:06 am By

Surprise Me, Deena Goldstone, Knopf - In the novel Surprise Me a young writer, Isabelle Rothman, meets her mentor, novelist and Professor Daniel Jablonski, and they form a unique bond that influences them personally and professionally.