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Archives - May 2007

Interview: Barry Eisler, author of Requiem for an Assassin

May 25, 2007

May 25, 2007

Barry Eisler's new novel, REQUIEM FOR AN ASSASSIN, is the sixth book in the acclaimed John Rain series, which features a half-American, half-Japanese assassin attempting to leave the killing business behind. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Eisler attempts to shed light on his character's actions in this latest installment and explains the steps he takes to plot each book.

Interview: Larry Bond, author of The Mighty Fallen

May 25, 2007

May 25, 2007

Bestselling author and world-renowned photographer f-stop Fitzgerald has published 12 books of his own photography on subjects ranging from fly fishing to Jerry Garcia, and has collaborated with Stephen King on NIGHTMARES IN THE SKY and Ken Follet on PILLARS OF THE ALMIGHTY. In this interview with Greg Fitzgerald (the son of Bookreporter.com's co-founder Carol Fitzgerald), f-stop recalls the family vacation that inspired THE MIGHTY FALLEN --- co-authored with Larry Bond --- in which he captures over 150 photographs of the country's greatest monuments and war memorials.

Interview: Heather Terrell, author of The Chrysalis

May 18, 2007

May 18, 2007

Heather Terrell --- a litigator who has worked at some of the country's top law firms and Fortune 500 companies --- has published her debut work of fiction, which combines her knowledge of the law and her passion for the fine arts. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Terrell recounts the hypothetical question she was asked that sparked the idea for THE CHRYSALIS and describes the research she conducted on 17th-century artists and Nazi practices during World War II in preparation for the book. She also reveals some of her favorite art museums, discusses her writing influences and shares details about her next novel featuring protagonist Mara Coyne.

Interview: Todd Buchholz, author of The Castro Gene

May 18, 2007

May 18, 2007

In addition to advising the White House on economic policy, teaching at Harvard and managing a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, Todd Buchholz has written five nonfiction books and one novel, the newly released THE CASTRO GENE. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Buchholz explains how his experiences in the fields of politics and economics have taught him to be a storyteller, and sheds light on the inherent difficulties of writing fiction.

Interview: Monica Pradhan, author of The Hindi-Bindi Club

May 4, 2007

May 4, 2007

Monica Pradhan's debut novel, THE HINDI-BINDI CLUB, is a tale about the meaningful but complex relationships between mothers and daughters, as well as the struggles that first-generation Indian-American children experience with their immigrant parents.