Jamie Freveletti Debut Called Hair-Raising by Thriller Masters

May 28, 2009 12:00 am By

Emma Caldridge, a chemist for a cosmetics company, is en route from Miami to Bogotá when her plane is hijacked and spins out of control into the mountains near the Venezuelan border. Thrown unhurt from the wreckage, she can do nothing but watch as guerrillas take the other passengers hostage.

Colson Whitehead Explores His Personal Archeology of the 80's

April 14, 2009 12:00 am By

Colson Whitehead's newest novel, Sag Harbor, will be released from Random House in late April. He was born in New York City. His first novel, The Intuitionist, won the QPB New Voices Award and was an Ernest Hemingway/PEN Award finalist. His second novel, John Henry Days, was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. He is also the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award. Whitehead lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Law School Conference Points To Big Issues in Google Settlement

March 30, 2009 12:00 am By

Google, authors and publishers recently entered into a settlement agreement in The Authors Guild et al. v. Google Inc., a class action lawsuit brought against Google in connection with its use of copyrighted books in its Book Search feature, and in The McGraw-Hill Companies et al. v. Google Inc., a separate lawsuit by publishers. The settlement, if approved by the court, purportedly will provide new opportunities for authors and publishers to market their works.

Ted Dekker and Erin Healy Explore Missing Pieces of Life

February 12, 2009 12:00 am By

New York Times Bestselling Author Ted Dekker, teams for the first time with a woman, Erin Healy, to write a different kind of suspense novel, Kiss, just out from Thomas Nelson. In this audio interview (with slides), Ted and Erin explore the challenges and triumphs of writing together.