Recently, I had the pleasure of talking with Jamie Ford, author of the mega-best-selling Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and now Songs of Willow Frost, which is publishing this month and has just appeared on the first LibraryReads list. Here’s the result of our conversation. “I like complicated family stories, stories […]
An interview with Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon, authors of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release.
Eight prizes awarded to poets, critics, essayists and photographers featured in Poetry over the past year
Brian Jay Jones (Washington Irving: An American Original) has written a defining biography on the life of Muppets creator Jim Henson. Jones answered a few questions about working on this stellar book.
Novelist, essayist, poet, farmer and activist Berry receives the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award
In Elliott Holt’s Cold War–set debut novel, You Are One of Them, ten-year-old best friends Sarah Zuckerman and Jennifer Jones write letters to Soviet premier Yuri Andropov asking for peace. Jenny receives a response but Sarah doesn’t, and when Jenny heads to the USSR (and ensuing media stardom) at the Kremlin’s invitation, Sarah feels left […]