Laura Dave | LibraryReads Author, June 15, 2015

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Interview with No. 1 vote getter Laura Dave, author of Eight Hundred Grapes

A Feel for the Times | Day of Dialog 2015

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At LJ’s 18th annual Day of Dialog, a sold-out event held on Wednesday, May 27, at New York University’s Kimmel Center in lower Manhattan, over 200 librarians gathered, along with authors, editors, and publishers, to talk books, business, and best practices.

A Historic Feud: James Neff on Vendetta

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James Neff, author of Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy Versus Jimmy Hoffa, is an investigations editor at the Seattle Times, where he has overseen multiple Pulitzer Prize–winning cases.

Q&A with John W. Whitehead, author of Battlefield America

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John W. Whitehead is an attorney and founder of the civil liberties and human rights not-for-profit Rutherford Institute. His latest book, Battlefield America: The War on the American People (Select Bks.; LJ 5/15/15), describes the U.S. government’s increasing encroachment on its citizens’ civil liberties and warns that we must take action to prevent our freedoms […]

Naomi Novik | LibraryReads Author, May 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Naomi Novik, author of Uprooted

Spencer C. Tucker on the Writing Life

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Fulbright scholar and graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, has been senior fellow in military history at ABC-CLIO since 2003. The author recently answered some questions via email about his lengthy career.

Q&A: Renée Knight | Debut Spotlight, May 15, 2015

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Boasting early rave reviews, Knight’s debut novel, Disclaimer, releases from Harper on May 19, and 20th Century Fox has already secured the film rights.

Kevin Kwan’s Chinese Consumers: Conspicuous Comedy

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Kwan’s China Rich Girlfriend, his follow-up to China Rich Asians, will release in June. Here he talks to LJ about intention, what makes him laugh, and the reality behind the fictional world of his books.

When Life Comes Full Circle: Lori Lansens Discusses Her New Novel, The Mountain Story

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Lansens talks to LJ about her latest book, The Mountain Story

Spotlight on Sara Gruen | LibraryReads Author, April 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Sara Gruen, author of At the Water’s Edge