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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Ken Follett, author of Hornet Flight

Dec 6, 2002

December 6, 2002

Known for his thrillers (EYE OF THE NEEDLE, JACKDAWS, THE THIRD TWIN) and historical fiction (THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH), Ken Follett has entertained readers for decades. In this interview with Follett discusses the historical background behind his latest book, HORNET FLIGHT, and why he believes World War II fiction will remain popular.

Interview: Christopher Andersen, author of George and Laura: Portrait of an American Marriage

Nov 8, 2002

November 8, 2002

New York Times bestselling biographer Christopher Andersen talks to about his latest book, GEORGE AND LAURA, his research techniques, and how he chooses which subjects to write about.

Interview: Cassandra King, author of The Sunday Wife

Sep 27, 2002

September 27, 2002

Cassandra King's debut novel, THE SUNDAY WIFE, digs deeply into the delicate balance between marriage and individual identity. King shared some insight into her characters and her views on Southern life in a joint interview with's Barbara Lipkien Gershenbaum and's president, Carol Fitzgerald.

Interview: Douglas Clegg, author of The Hour Before Dark

Sep 27, 2002

September 27, 2002

Douglas Clegg's newest novel, THE HOUR BEFORE DARK, moves into a wider arena as it combines horror with psychological suspense. In this interview with's Jackye Thorn, Clegg reveals his thoughts on the dark games children play and what he finds frightening even when he's writing a novel.

Interview: Gary Braver, author of Gray Matter

Sep 13, 2002

September 13, 2002

Gary Braver, author of GRAY MATTER, has written several critically acclaimed novels that deal with issues that loom large in our future world. Braver shares his views on the ethics and moralities of genetic engineering and the overblown emphasis on IQ measurements in this interview with's Roberta O'Hara.