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  • Why Are Novelists Obsessed with Music? Emma Hooper

    Hooper’s debut novel, "Etta and Otto and Russell and James," is about an elderly woman who embarks on a long spiritual journey by foot. Here, Hooper discusses the role of music for novelists.

  • Welcome to the Anthropocene: Gaia Vince

    In "Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey into the Heart of the Planet We Made," Vince travels the world, documenting the irrevocable effects of climate change, urbanization, industrialization, and rampant greed.

  • How I Wrote from the Villain’s POV: Phil Hogan

    Hogan’s "A Pleasure and a Calling" introduces readers to William Heming, destined to become one of literature’s most diabolical bad guys; he’s a real estate agent in a quaint English village who likes to keep the keys to the houses he sells.

  • A Regular Mormon Woman: PW Talks with Mette Ivie Harrison

    YA author Harrison’s first adult novel, "The Bishop’s Wife," introduces Linda Wallheim, a Mormon wife and mother who uncovers serious crime in her community.

  • Video: Eula Biss's 'On Immunity'

    Eula Biss sat down with us at BookExpo America 2014 to talk about her newest book 'On Immunity.' Topics include our symbiotic relationship with germs, collective disease fighting through genetic diversity, mothers, Greek mythology, and her interest in writing about vampires.

  • Video: Jennifer Weiner's 'All Fall Down'

    Jennifer Weiner sat down with PW at BookExpo America 2014 to talk about her latest book 'All Fall Down' as well as writing humor into heavy material and her philosophy on blurbing.

  • Video: Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella's 'Have a Nice Guilt Trip'

    Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella talk about their mother/daughter tell-all 'Have a Nice Guilt Trip'

  • Creativity Enabler: PW Talks with Carrie Bloomston

    Carrie Bloomston is a fabric designer living in Phoenix.

  • How I Got Dirty: Marilyn Johnson

    With "Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble," former Esquire editor Johnson writes a lively love letter to the dedicated individuals who literally dig into the past.

  • Video: Chelsea Cain's 'One Kick'

    Chelsea Cain's 'One Kick' tells the story of Kick Lannigan who survived being abducted when she was six-years-old.

  • Henry David Thoreau: Master Detective? PW Talks with B.B. Oak

    B.B. Oak (the husband-and-wife team of Ben and Beth Oak) showcases the transcendentalist philosopher’s crime-solving skills in "Thoreau on Wolf Hill," the second book in the series.

  • Know Thyself: PW Talks with Michael Coffey

    Coffey, former PW co-editorial director, has penned a book about baseball, co-edited another about the Irish experience in America (a companion to a PBS series), and published three books of poetry.

  • Why Bitter Is Better: PW Talks with Jennifer McLagan

    In her new cookbook, 'Bitter,' Jennifer McLagan looks at the complexity and balance that bitter flavors can bring to a dish, as well as our how experience of bitterness changes as we age.

  • Sleight of Hand: PW Talks with Bradford Morrow

    Morrow’s first crime novel, "The Forgers," tells a tale of larceny and murder in the high-stakes world of literary grifters.

  • Keeping it Positive: PW Talks with Joel Osteen

    Osteen is senior pastor at Lakewood Church in Houston, where services each week draw some 45,000 adults; millions more watch his ministry on TV.

  • For the Love of Loaves: PW Talks with Samuel Fromartz

    Samuel Fromartz ('In Search of the Perfect Loaf') explains what makes a great baguette, why he’s hot on German bread, and why working in a boulangerie is a total workout.

  • A Moving and Profound Journey: PW Talks with Gillian Anderson

    X-Files star Gillian Anderson makes her fiction debut with 'A Vision of Fire,' a science fiction thriller coauthored with Jeff Rovin.

  • Plot v. Character: Nell Zink

    Nell Zink’s debut novel, "The Wallcreeper," is a weird, funny, and sad story about a married couple’s push-and-pull relationship following the wife’s miscarriage.

  • The Virtuous Path to Flavor: PW Talks with Eugenia Bone

    Don't toss out those carrot tops and corncobs! Eugenia Bone, author of 'The Kitchen Ecosystem,' explains why a seemingly parsimonious approach to cooking is actually the key to richer, fuller flavors.

  • Brave New World: PW Talks with Christopher Galt

    Christopher Galt (the pseudonym of Craig Russell) examines the consequences—both positive and negative—of technological advances in his near-future thriller "Biblical."

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