Q&A: Laura van den Berg | Debut Spotlight, April 15, 2015

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Laura van den Berg’s debut novel, Find Me, published after two well-received story collections, is getting rave reviews. In this interview, the author discusses the world she creates, the popularity of dystopian fiction, and more.

Q&A: Roger Jänecke

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LJ talks to Roger Jänecke of Visible Ink Press about trends in reference and how his company has responded to them over the years.

Writing To Remember: A 20th-Century Tragedy Inspires a Debut Novel

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“Seeking answers, trying to impose meaning, to understand what happened and why are all things I do when I’m writing. So when people ask me if my novel is an act of political activism, I remember what Toni Morrison said…”

Spotlight on Rachel Joyce | LibraryReads Author, March 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Joyce, author of The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy.

Q&A: Judith Claire Mitchell

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In A Reunion of Ghosts, Judith Claire Mitchell has written a darkly humorous and poignant study of a very odd family haunted by what they believe to be their cursed past.

Q&A: Robin Rinaldi

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LJ talks to the author of The Wild Oats Project to find out how the experiment worked out—and if she’d do it all over again.

F1000’s Vitek Tracz: Redefining Scientific Communication

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Tracz, a scientific publishing pioneer and founder of F1000 and previously of BioMed Central and Current Opinions journals discusses the upcoming launch of a comprehensive workspace for scientists.

We Will Always Rise: Talking with Cynthia Bond About Her Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 Pick, Ruby

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Bond steadies herself for a phone interview with LJ

Q&A: Gwendolyn Womack | Debut Spotlight

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From the start, Womack’s The Memory Painter grabs the reader with images of half-remembered lives, confused and frightened characters struggling to stay sane, and portents of danger.

Spotlight on Anne Tyler | LibraryReads Author, February 15, 2015

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Pulitzer Prize winner Tyler talks about her new novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, and her “continuing interest in…those cobbled-­together households that you see sometimes, getting along just as happily as many biological families.”

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