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Author News & Interviews

Author Talk: Jennifer Weiner, author of The Guy Not Taken

Sep 1, 2006

September 2006

Jennifer Weiner has written the acclaimed novels GOOD IN BED, LITTLE EARTHQUAKES, GOODNIGHT NOBODY and IN HER SHOES, on which the motion picture of the same name --- starring Toni Collette and Cameron Diaz --- was based. In this interview, Weiner discusses her latest work, a collection of short stories called THE GUY NOT TAKEN, and its possibility of being adapted for the big screen. She also addresses living up to expectations of "happy endings," explains the benefits of keeping a blog, and describes the perks and drawbacks of having a "nontraditional" family.

Interview: Kay Hooper, author of Sleeping With Fear

Aug 18, 2006

August 18, 2006

Kay Hooper has written over 60 novels in various genres and recently published the final book in her Fear trilogy, SLEEPING WITH FEAR. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Carol Fitzgerald and Joe Hartlaub, Hooper describes how she conceptualized this series revolving around psychic investigators and comments on the popularity of television shows that feature the paranormal. She also explains how she continually generates new ideas for future novels and provides information on the first installment of her upcoming trilogy.

Author Talk: Victoria Lustbader, author of Hidden

Aug 1, 2006

August 2006

Former fiction editor Victoria Lustbader’s debut novel, HIDDEN, follows two disparate families during the tumultuous 1920s in New York.

Author Talk: Gordon Dahlquist, author of The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

Aug 1, 2006

August 2006

Gordon Dahlquist has written and directed numerous plays and experimental films in Los Angeles and New York. In this interview, he discusses what drove him to write his debut work of fiction, THE GLASS BOOKS OF THE DREAM EATERS, and how this experience differed greatly from his film and theater work. Dahlquist also expounds on the mysterious objects for which his novel was named, shares his literary influences, and describes how much --- or how little --- research was involved in the preparation of this book.

Interview: David L. Robbins, author of The Assassins Gallery

Jul 28, 2006

July 28, 2006

David L. Robbins has made a name for himself penning historical thrillers such as LIBERATION ROAD, LAST CITADEL and THE END OF WAR. His latest release, THE ASSASSINS GALLERY, depicts an attempt to murder FDR during the final days of the Second World War. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Carol Fitzgerald and Joe Hartlaub, Robbins discusses the unique dynamic between the novel's hero and villain, and describes the extensive research he performed to make the book as accurate as possible. He also explains why he has chosen to write a sequel --- despite having said in the past that he'd never do so --- and shares a few details about what he has in store for his protagonist in this upcoming project.