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Archives - August 2011

Interview: Patti Callahan Henry, author of Coming Up for Air

Aug 19, 2011

Patti Callahan Henry is not only a married mother of three, but also a New York Times bestselling author of eight novels, including BETWEEN THE TIDES and DRIFTWOOD SUMMER. Hailed as a fresh new voice in southern fiction (though she is originally from Philadelphia), her latest book, COMING UP FOR AIR, is about a house on the coast of Alabama --- a place that reveals the truth and changes the lives of Ellie Calvin and her loved ones.

Interview: Lev Grossman, author of The Magician King

Aug 9, 2011

Lev Grossman’s world is full of books, whether he’s writing them or reviewing them, and he has a special fondness for comics. Besides being the book critic for Time, he’s published the novels WarpCodexThe Magicians, and the recently released The Magician King. Lev talked to GraphicNovelReporter about his comics-related writing, how he dreams of writing his own comic book, and his septuagenarian mother’s Death Note jewelry.

Author Talk: Melanie Benjamin, author of The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

Aug 5, 2011

Melanie Benjamin's debut novel, ALICE I HAVE BEEN, explored the true story of Lewis Carroll's muse, Alice Liddell. Now, in THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MRS. TOM THUMB, she tackles the real-life pains and pleasures of tiny Lavinia Warren Stratton, aka Mrs. Tom Thumb, who famously starred in P. T. Barnum's sideshow.