Author David Corbett's New Novel Reveals the Terror and Hope of Being an Immigrant

April 27, 2010 12:00 am By

Acclaimed author David Corbett talks with Authorlink's Doris Booth about his latest novel, DO THEY KNOW I'M RUNNING. He provides a passionate look at the impact of immigration on individual lives and of life without loyalties, and the borders within ourselves. He also discusses a writer's obligation to tell the truth, and talks about how he structures his powerful novels of suspense.

Bestselling Author Debbie Macomber Explores the Power of Generosity

December 29, 2009 12:00 am By

Debbie Macomber, New York Times Bestselling author and a leading voices in women's fiction, talks about her latest book, One Simple Act, Discovering the Power of Generosity, what motivated her to write the non-fiction book, and the life-changing events that lead her to become a highly successful author, with more than 100 million books in print.

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.