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Good Me Bad Me

The Secret, Dangerous Lives of Teenagers in Ali Land's Chilling "Good Me Bad Me"

Ali Land talks with us about her mesmerizing debut novel about a girl whose mother is a serial killer.

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Let's Get Lost: Nicole Krauss talks about her new novel, "Forest Dark"

"At its heart, "Forest Dark" is about the idea of transformation, or metamorphosis in some sense, of leaving behind what is old and breaking old forms and somehow arriving at something new and unexpected."

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Gabriel Tallent talks about his hit debut, "My Absolute Darling"

"Growing up, books that had high stakes meant the world to me."

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Mark Millar Gives the Spy Genre a Kick in the ... Pants

Comics creator Mark Millar chats with us about the genesis of Kingsman and its brand-new sequel, which releases in theaters this weekend.

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The Woman Who Couldn't Scream

“The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream”: Christina Dodd on Writing Suspense

With more than 50 novels and a fistful of short stories to her name, Christina Dodd knows how to craft a well-honed story. Here she speaks with us about writing suspense and concluding her Virtue Falls series with a stunning finale.

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Katherine Rundell

Talking to Katherine Rundell about "The Explorer," her thrilling new novel for young readers

Rundell, a scholar and adventurer, believes that "meeting fear head-on is what galvanizes the human heart into great things."

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Something Like Happy

When "Something Like Happy" Becomes an Author's Mission

We chat with Eva Woods about her lovely new novel "Something Like Happy" and the small but important ways we can pull ourselves and each other out of dark times.

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River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

"River of Teeth" - Not Just a Place but a Point of View

Craft Sequence series author Max Gladstone asks Sarah Gailey about her hippo-augmented alternate history of the American south. Brace yourself.

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Punch Escrow

Tal M. Klein Answers Readers' Burning Questions--and Ours--about "The Punch Escrow"

Teleportation is a tricky thing.... Tal M. Klein answers questions about instantaneous travel and whether or not it's the safest way to send the Mona Lisa--or you--from place to place.

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"Are We Prepared To Let Some People Live Above the Law?": Fredrik Backman on "Beartown"

Need a great read for the holiday weekend? Here's one we love from the author of A Man Called Ove...

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