Not Forgotten | French on Fridays

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Thinking about those who served pre-Memorial Day.

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

Doubling Up, Doubling Down | What We’re Reading

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A double dose of What We’re Reading from the LJ/School Library Journal and Junior Library Guild staff!

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.

A Crateful of Grateful | French on Fridays

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Grateful to be writing about books am I!

Out Loud & By Ourselves | What We’re Reading

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This week the WWR team colors inside and outside of the lines as they recall childhood books and what else they like to read.

Mr. Mercedes Snags Best Novel | Edgar Awards 2015

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Mr. Mercedes, Stephen King’s foray into hard-boiled crime fiction, was named the Best Novel at the Mystery Writers of America’s 69th Annual Edgar Awards banquet.

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.