For her novel, The Prize, Bialosky wanted to escape the realities of her daily life to focus on the key idea: the intersection of art and commerce.
Louise Esola’s American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War (Pennway, 2015) focuses on an almost-forgotten tragedy: the death of 74 young men in the sinking of the USS Frank E. Evansoff the coast of Vietnam on June 3, 1969.
On November 18 best-selling author James Patterson joins a distinguished roster of honorees, including the late Maya Angelou, Dave Eggers, Terry Gross, and Barney Rosset, when the National Book Foundation presents him with the 2015 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community at the 66th Annual National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit […]
Journalist Tolan talks to LJ about his passion for international stories about the intersection of land, natural resources, indigenous and cultural identity.
This month, Beaton celebrates a second collection of her educationally flavored humor with Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection
LJ talks to British author Benjamin Johncock, whose debut novel, The Last Pilot, is a fascinating look at the American space race, beginning in the late 1940s and covering up to the lunar orbit of Apollo 8 in 1968.
“I hope this novel can help contribute to a discussion of otherness in general and of humanizing that which we often regard as alien: the disabled, autistics, schizophrenics…its main purpose is finally to engage and to hold the reader inside a world.”
Rob Doyle is a reader’s writer. His riveting debut novel, Here Are the Young Men, has the potential to become a contemporary classic.
History, mystery, a split yet deftly interlocking time frame, the complexities of family, the sweep of England’s grand country homes—of course it’s a Kate Morton novel.