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Archives - September 2009

Interview: Beverly Barton, author of Silent Killer

Sep 25, 2009

September 25, 2009

Interview: Alan Jacobson, author of Crush

Sep 25, 2009

September 25, 2009

Author Talk: Suzanne Collins, author of Catching Fire

Sep 1, 2009

Suzanne Collins's latest book, CATCHING FIRE, revisits the dystopian world of Panem and its victorious tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, first introduced in the 2008 bestseller THE HUNGER GAMES. In this updated interview, Collins discusses the various sources --- ranging from Greek mythology to reality television --- that inspired the plot of this futuristic sci-fi trilogy and explains how her father's stories from her childhood helped her with elements of the novel's plot, themes and characters. She also gives readers insight into how she has mapped out plot and character developments for each book, shares what she found most surprising about the feedback she received from fans, and imagines what her own special skill would be if she was ever required to participate in the Games.