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Interview: Jay Parini, author of The Apprentice Lover

Apr 19, 2002

April 19, 2002

Middlebury College instructor Jay Parini is well-known for his poetry, biographies, and fiction. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Andrea E. Hoag, Parini discusses his latest novel, THE APPRENTICE LOVER, and voices his opinion on the importance of a novel's narrative and how to combat writer's block.

Author Talk: Ad Hudler, author of Househusband

Apr 1, 2002

April 2002

Ad Hudler, author of HOUSEHUSBAND, gives some insight into why he wrote the book and just how much material is gleaned from his own experiences in this candid interview.

Interview: Shelly Fraser Mickle, author of The Turning Hour

Mar 28, 2002

March 28, 2002

Teen suicides have reached epidemic numbers in our country, and many parents are at a loss to know why their teenagers feel so hopeless or even how to recognize the signs of Depression. Shelley Fraser Mickle, author of THE TURNING HOUR, answers some questions for Teenreads.com Kathy Hale on what she discovered in researching her novel, and what she hopes her new book will accomplish.

Interview: Bharati Mukherjee, author of Desirable Daughters

Mar 28, 2002

March 28, 2002

Bharati Mukherjee, author of DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS, is an America storyteller from India who found her voice at an early age. In an interview with Bookreporter.com's Sonia Chopra, Mukherjee talks about her past and present cultures, the ancient customs and modern freedoms that impact the characters and events in her novel.

Interview: Daniel Silva, author of The English Assassin

Mar 8, 2002

March 8, 2002

As a former foreign correspondent and CNN producer, when Daniel Silva stepped into the fiction arena, he brought a fresh new perspective to the espionage thriller. THE ENGLISH ASSASSIN, like his other novels, is more than just a suspenseful story woven into a rehashed history. He creates characters that are riveting and empathetic, that engage the reader in some personal soul-searching as well. In this recent interview with Bookreporter.com's Ann Bruns, Silva reveals his personal theories on heroes and villains, and the unfortunate realities of life in the international spy game.