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  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Atia Abawi

    Atia Abawi’s desire to be both a journalist and a novelist had early roots.

  • Triple Revenge, Served Cold: PW Talks with Peter Swanson

    In Swanson’s "The Kind Worth Killing," an angry husband meets an enigmatic woman who offers to help him kill his adulterous wife.

  • A Detective and a Mother: Laura Lippman

    Lippman draws on her experiences of motherhood for her 11th Tess Monaghan novel, "Hush Hush" (Morrow).

  • Q & A with Jennifer Niven

    In her first YA novel, 'All the Bright Places,' Jennifer Niven tackles heavy topics such as depression and suicide, but also romance and the many unsung wonders of the state of Indiana.

  • Death Comes for the Prime Minister: PW Talks with Andrew Marr

    In his first novel, "Head of State," British author Marr imagines how the death of a political leader on the eve of a major referendum might play out.

  • Q & A with Cynthia Weil

    Cynthia Weil's written her first YA novel, 'I'm Glad I Did' and she's enjoying seeing her emergence as a songwriter – and Carole King's best friend – come to life as a Broadway musical.

  • Q & A with Nick Lake

    British author Nick Lake's latest novel, 'There Will Be Lies,' takes readers to the American Southwest.

  • Q & A with Frank Portman

    Frank Portman's guitar anti-hero, the girl-obsessed Tom Hellerman, returns for the second half of his sophomore year in 'King Dork Approximately.'

  • Spending Hours Pondering How to Murder Someone: PW Talks with Paul Doherty

    In Doherty’s 14th mystery featuring Brother Athelstan, "The Book of Fires," the medieval English priest must solve another impossible crime.

  • Four Questions for...Author Shawn Lawrence Otto

    We talked to the author--and sometime screenwriter (he wrote the film adaptation of 'House of Sand and Fog')--about his new novel, managing his wife's campaign (she was just re-elected Minnesota state auditor), and the American Dream.

  • Leopards, Bush Guides, and ‘Die Again’: Tess Gerritsen

    Don’t get out of the jeep.” That’s the first thing my husband and I were told when we arrived at our safari lodge in Sabi Sands, South Africa.

  • Ordinary People Doing Terrible Things: PW Talks with Ausma Zehanat Khan

    In her first novel, "The Unquiet Dead," Khan, a British-born Canadian with a doctorate in international human rights law, revisits the atrocities in the Balkans through the lens of an investigation by Toronto police detectives.

  • Q & A with Robin LaFevers

    'Mortal Heart' is the final book in the Robin LaFevers's His Fair Assassin trilogy, which centers on the mysterious convent of St. Mortain in a gritty, carefully detailed alternate 15th-century Brittany.

  • The Creatures Known as Human Beings: PW Talks with Kazuaki Takano

    In Japanese author Takano’s "Genocide of One," a new life form threatens humankind.

  • Q & A with Chris Van Allsburg

    Chris Van Allsburg's archly titled new picture book, 'The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie,' takes a close-up, unusual look at a domesticated hamster's trials and tribulations.

  • 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.

  • Q & A with Ann M. Martin

    'Rain Reign,' by Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin, centers on Rose, a fifth grader with high-functioning autism, who takes solace in her bond with Rain, a stray dog found by her mechanic father.

  • 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.

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