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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Sandra Brown, author of The Alibi

Oct 29, 1999

October 29, 1999

When THE ALIBI came out, TBR Executive Producer Carol Fitzgerald devoured it in a weekend. A longtime Sandra Brown fan, Fitzgerald thinks THE ALIBI is her best book. In this interview, find out about Sandra's new book, what she thinks of all those Harry Potters on the New York Times bestseller lists, her unusual pets, if she can keep a secret, and more. Don't miss this heart to heart between TBR's founder and the diva of romantic suspense.

Interview: Faye Kellerman, author of Jupiter's Bones

Oct 8, 1999

October 8, 1999

TBR Reviewer Jill Zaklow dove into Faye Kellerman's novel JUPITER'S BONES with the relish of an avid fan and eagerly volunteered to do the interview. JUPITER'S BONES is the 11th book in Kellerman's popular Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series, thrillers that always contain a family element that keeps things sizzling in and out of the Decker-Lazarus household. Find out if Kellerman will ever retire her fictional husband and wife team, the behind the scenes scoop about her own marriage (Faye is married to bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman) and more about her book JUPITER'S BONES in this interview.

Interview: Gail Tsukiyama, author of The Language of Threads

Sep 8, 1999

September 8, 1999

TBR Senior Writer Jana Siciliano and Dana Schwartz are loyal fans of Gail Tsukiyama's engaging fiction so it was easy for them to come up with questions for the author about her book, THE LANGUAGE OF THREADS. In this book, Tsukiyama revisits her beloved Pei from WOMEN OF THE SILK. Find out what happens to Pei, Tsukiyama's inspirations, her favorite writers, the feedback from her Asian audience, what book has most of a chance to become a movie, and much more in this interview.

Interview: Nicholas Sparks, author of Message in a Bottle

Feb 1, 1999

Ahh romance...it's almost Valentine's Day and everyone is getting geared up to impress the love of their life. We at TBR have a suggestion for the ultimate romantic experience --- read a book and go to a movie...preferably the same one. Anyone looking for a love story this Valentine's Day can't go wrong with Nicholas Sparks' book, MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, which is also a movie starring Kevin Costner, Robin Wright-Penn and Paul Newman. TBR was lucky enough to catch up with Nicholas right in the middle of his whirlwind tour.

Interview: Nicholas Sparks, author of Message in a Bottle

Apr 28, 1998

On April 28, 1998, Nicholas Sparks, bestselling author of THE NOTEBOOK and MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, joined us to discuss life, love, and his work. Our interviewers were Jennifer Levitsky and Niloufar Motamed. Our host was MarleneT.

Marlene T: Jennifer Levitsky of THE BOOK REPORT will be interviewing Nicholas Sparks tonight. Good evening Jen and Mr. Sparks, welcome!

N Sparks: Hello everybody!