Author Interviews
S. A. Chakraborty and The City of Brass

Djinn and Dark Secrets Make "The City of Brass" Our #1 Debut of November

S. A. Chakraborty tells us how the history and folklore of the Middle East inspired her electrifying new fantasy novel, "The City of Brass"--our editors' favorite debut book of November.

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Talking to Anne Fadiman About Her Memoir, "The Wine Lover's Daughter."

"Books and wine were interconnected in his mind. Both represented the patrician life that he always imagined lay on the other side of the river."

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The Midnight Line

Lee Child Talks about Opioids, Jack Reacher, and "The Midnight Line"

We talk with Lee Child about the opioid epidemic, whether Reacher will ever get a dog, and his new novel, The Midnight Line.

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A Different Way of Looking at History

"All the skills you might want your child to learn can be taught through what they’re interested in. Curiosity should be at the heart of how we reform our education in the future," says Christopher Lloyd, whose "Wallbooks" might change how you view history.

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Unknown

Uncovering the Story of the Washingtons' Runaway Slave

In the run-up to the National Book Awards next month, we spoke to finalist Erica Armstrong Dunbar, who spent nine years researching the life of Ona Judge, the fugitive slave whose "life story forces readers to examine George and Martha Washington in different and difficult ways."

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Lore on Amazon Prime Video

The Lore of "Lore"

Aaron Mahnke tells us about how his popular podcast began, the recent jump of "Lore" to books and TV, and whether he believes in ghosts.

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Talking to Francesca Hornak about "Seven Days of Us."

In this hilarious and heartwarming new novel, a family quarantines itself in the ancestral home for the holidays, but nothing goes quite as planned.

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"I Wrote it to Help People Make Decisions Better" - A Conversation with Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio is one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs--but he is also one of those people who transcends the industry in which he has been successful.

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The Sun and Her Flowers

Rupi Kaur Breaks New Ground with "The Sun and Her Flowers"

Rupi Kaur, a worldwide poet phenomenon, speaks with us about her brand-new poetry book, the sun and her flowers, and the other projects that get her creative juices flowing.

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Fairytale

Danielle Steel on How She Gave a Familiar Fairytale a New Spin

Danielle Steel answers our questions about evil stepbrothers, her love for California's Napa Valley, and how she keeps every book different.

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