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Rescue in Rome: Virginia Baily
The author of "Early One Morning" on the true story of heroism in Nazi-occupied Rome that inspired her novel. A conversation with Bill Tipper.
Anna Badkhen: The World at Three Miles an Hour
"There is a lot of pressure on the planet to belong someplace," says the author of "Walking with Abel." A Conversation with Bill Tipper.
Lie Better: David Lagerkrantz on Lisbeth’s Return
Bringing Steig Larsson's characters to thrilling life, one more time....
Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic
The author of "Eat, Pray, Love" wants you to unlock your creativity. And don't quit that day job. A Conversation with Michele Filgate.
A Toehold on the Dream: Angela Flournoy and Tayari Jones
The respective authors of "The Turner House" and "Silver Sparrow" on the pull of Detroit, writing about today's burning issues, and the eternal question: Michael Jackson or Prince?
Kate Beaton: Strong Female Characters
The artist behind the "Hark! A Vagrant" strips on being a capitalized Woman in Comics, ponies, walruses, and learning how to write for herself. A conversation with Grace Bello.
WRITERS ON WRITING
Catherine Coulter, Saved from Robbers and Outlaws
The author of over seventy novels - including this week's latest, "The End Game" - on dirty jobs, who she admires, and how to craft a marriage on the page.
Jesse Eisenberg: The Inevitable Barrage
The actor and playwright on how to behave online, what he learned as an anthropology student, and his debut short story collection "Bream Gives Me Hiccups". A conversation with Beca Grimm.
Asking For It: Kate Harding on Rape and Myth
The author of a new book on sexual violence talks about censorship, "forcible rape," and overcoming a culture of disbelief. A conversation with Amy Benfer.
Colm Tóibín: “I write as though I will never get another chance.”
The author talks about the art of fiction and the forthcoming film version of his novel "Brooklyn." A conversation with Hope Whitmore.
“Reagan is Smoke”: Thomas Mallon on “Finale”
The latest work from the renowned political novelist is as much about Nancy Reagan as it is about Ronald, whose mind the author knew he was "not going to be able to inhabit."
Remembering the Little Brother: Kate Medina on E. L. Doctorow
A celebration of a legendary American novelist's life and career, via conversation with his friend and editor.