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Interview: Geoff Nicholson, author of Bedlam Burning

Feb 15, 2002

February 15, 2002

Mental illness is a tough subject to build a novel around, but in Geoff Nicholson's novel BEDLAM BURNING he features a creative writing class in a mental hospital with comic consequences. When the author was interviewed by Bookreporter.com's Chuck Leddy, he had some definite opinions on writing a satire and the public's perception of mental illness, as well as the whole idea of banning books.

Interview: Nelson DeMille, author of Up Country

Feb 8, 2002

February 8, 2002

Nelson DeMille is the author and coauthor of over a dozen novels and a recurring presence on bestseller lists. His newest book, UP COUNTRY, features the return of the popular character Paul Brenner of THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER in a tale of suspense and seduction. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Kate Ayers, DeMille reflects on his Vietnam experiences and the importance of location which forms the backdrop for his powerful storylines.

Interview: Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, author of Love Her Madly

Feb 1, 2002

February 1, 2002

In Mary-Ann Tirone Smith's latest thriller, LOVE HER MADLY, Rona Leigh --- a tiny wisp of a thing accused of hacking someone to death with an ax --- is about become the first woman executed in Texas since the Civil War. Of course, with the insatiably curious Poppy Rice on the case, Rona's promises to be a less than smooth and tidy execution. Learn more about the feisty Poppy, the intriguing Rona, George W. Bush, and more as Bookreporter.com writer Kate Ayers chats with the author.

Interview: Anne Ursu, author of Spilling Clarence

Jan 18, 2002

January 18, 2002

In Anne Ursu's debut novel, SPILLING CLARENCE, a town is subjected to a chemical accident that causes its population to relive their suppressed memories... for better or worse. Join Bookreporter.com writer Kate Ayers' discussion with Ursu as they chat about sustaining multiple characters, revisiting memories, casting the book, pajamas, jazz, websites and more!

Interview: Chris Mooney, author of World Without End: A Thriller

Jan 11, 2002

January 11, 2002

Author Chris Mooney's second thriller, WORLD WITHOUT END, tells the fast-paced and timely tale of terrorists, germ warfare and international intrigue. Join Bookreporter writer Chuck Leddy as he discusses these issues and more with the author.