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Archives - September 2007

Interview: Emily Benedek, author of Red Sea

Sep 21, 2007

September 21, 2007

Journalist and author Emily Benedek recently published her debut novel, RED SEA, which chronicles the investigation --- spearheaded by an Israeli Special Forces commander, a counterterrorist expert and an American reporter --- into a major terrorist attack.

Interview: Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief

Sep 14, 2007

September 14, 2007

Markus Zusak is the award-winning author of I AM THE MESSENGER and THE BOOK THIEF, which is now available in paperback. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Brian Farrey, Zusak discusses the appeal of reading and writing, and describes his experience in Germany while researching THE BOOK THIEF. He also addresses the similar threads that run through his work and even shares a poignant childhood memory.

Interview: Chelsea Cain, author of Heartsick

Sep 7, 2007

September 7, 2007

Chelsea Cain's HEARTSICK is quite a departure from her previously published books --- such as the humorous Nancy Drew satire CONFESSIONS OF A TEEN SLEUTH --- and her weekly newspaper columns. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Cain discusses what may have prompted this shift of genres and reflects on how fans of her work will respond to this change. She also sheds light on the complex relationship between her two main characters, describes which authors have impacted her writing and shares plans on future projects.

Interview: Gail Tsukiyama, author of The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

Sep 7, 2007

September 7, 2007

Gail Tsukiyama is the award-winning and bestselling author of WOMEN OF THE SILK, THE SAMURAI'S GARDEN, THE LANGUAGE OF THREADS, DREAMING WATER and the newly-released THE STREET OF A THOUSAND BLOSSOMS.

Interview: Robert Goddard, author of Never Go Back

Sep 7, 2007

September 7, 2007

Robert Goddard's NEVER GO BACK is the third book in his mystery series featuring unlikely hero Harry Barnett. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Roz Shea, Goddard discusses the Victorian influence in his writing, the effect of unexpected success on his career and the possibility of future installments in this series.

Interview: M. J. Rose, author of The Reincarnationist

Sep 7, 2007

September 7, 2007

M.J. Rose is the international bestselling author of nine novels, including LIP SERVICE and three titles in the Butterfield Institute series: THE HALO EFFECT, THE DELILAH COMPLEX and THE VENUS FIX.

Interview: Mark Gimenez, author of The Abduction

Sep 7, 2007

September 7, 2007

Lawyer-turned-writer Mark Gimenez is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel THE COLOR OF LAW, as well as the newly-released THE ABDUCTION. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Gimenez discusses what prompted this shift in careers and describes the inspiration behind some of the characters in his latest book. He also credits Harper Lee, Larry McMurtry and Elmore Leonard as the biggest influences on his work, shares his thoughts on why many attorneys try their hands at writing fiction and reveals his plans for future sequels to both of his already-published books.