Kevin Kwan’s Chinese Consumers: Conspicuous Comedy


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


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

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


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

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


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


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

Q&A: Judith Claire Mitchell


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


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.