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Author Talk: Christopher Reich, author of The First Billion

Aug 1, 2002

August 2002

Q: You've written two thrillers that break open a fairly covert world—in NUMBERED ACCOUNT it is the world of private Swiss banking and in THE FIRST BILLION it is the high-stakes business of bringing a company public. How do you assess what information to present to the reading public in order to tease their interest, and what to "embellish" for the sake of page-turning plotting?

Interview: Barbara Delinsky, author of An Accidental Woman

Jul 26, 2002

July 26, 2002

Barbara Delinsky, author of AN ACCIDENTAL WOMAN, has written and published sixty-five novels in a variety of genres. Delinsky reveals the meaning behind her title and the difficulty of resurrecting characters from a previous novel in this interview with Bookreporter.com's Roberta O'Hara .

Interview: D. W. Buffa, author of The Legacy

Jul 26, 2002

July 26, 2002

D. W. Buffa, lawyer, teacher and author of THE LEGACY, has written three previous novels featuring defense attorney Joseph Antonelli: THE DEFENSE, THE PROSECUTION and THE JUDGMENT. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Joe Hartlaub, Buffa shares his view on the essence of justice and what he feels are the basis of his characters.

Interview: Louisa Ermelino, author of The Sisters Mallone: Una Storia Di Famiglia

Jul 26, 2002

July 26, 2002

Louisa Ermelino's latest book THE SISTERS MALLONE takes place in Little Italy in New York, just like her previous work, THE BLACK MADONNA. In an interview with Bookreporter.com's Andrea Hoag, Ermelino talks about the solidarity of Italian women, the nuances of life in Little Italy, influences on her writing --- and her reading.

Interview: Stephanie Gertler, author of The Puzzle Bark Tree

Jul 12, 2002

July 12, 2002

Author Stephanie Gertler's new book THE PUZZLE BARK TREE exposes a family secret that has devasted a family for decades. In an interview with Roberta O'Hara Gertler shares what inspired her storyline, the importance of pacing to the writing process, and her views on the morality of adultery.