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Author Talk: Daniel Silva, author of A Death in Vienna

Feb 1, 2004

February 2004

In this interview Daniel Silva talks about his decision to write a series of books based on the Holocaust, the surprising information he learned while doing research for A DEATH IN VIENNA and the unforgettable experience he had visiting Treblinka.

Feature: George Pelecanos, author of Soul Circus

Feb 1, 2004

MORE THAN BOOKS

George P. Pelecanos, author of SOUL CIRCUS, the latest in a series of bestselling series of novels set in and around Washington, D.C., enjoys listening to music while on book tours. He tries to select a variety of tunes that he can be play on long drives, in airports, on planes and in hotel rooms. Read on as Pelecanos talks about some of the music he will listen to during his month-long tour promoting SOUL CIRCUS.

Interview: Stephen J. Cannell, author of Vertical Coffin: A Shane Scully Novel

Jan 23, 2004

January 23, 2004

In this interview, Emmy award-winning writer and bestselling novelist Stephen J. Cannell talks about his latest thriller VERTICAL COFFIN, his fourth featuring LAPD Sergeant Shane Scully. He discusses the ongoing conflict that Scully is facing in his professional life and why he decided to create such a strong female character in Scully's wife, Alexa. Cannell also shares with readers his thoughts on what makes a strong novel and who some of his favorite authors are.

Interview: Brad Meltzer, author of The Zero Game

Jan 23, 2004

January 23, 2004

In this interview with Bookreporter.com reviewer Joe Hartlaub, Brad Meltzer discusses some of the dramatic plot lines and compelling characters in his latest thriller THE ZERO GAME. He also talks extensively about his other projects and how he was able to overcome rejection early in his career to become a New York Times bestselling author.

Interview: John Murray, author of A Few Short Notes on Tropical Butterflies: Stories

Jan 20, 2004

Q: Numerous themes recur throughout the stories: the difficulties facing immigrants and the children of immigrants, the ways children are affected by their parents' relationships, individuals who travel to remote corners of the world in order to do good, or to do scientific research, and issues faced by those in the medical profession. What significance do these and other recurring themes have for you?