Author Interviews

Anatomy of Success: Shonda Rhimes's "Year of Yes"

In her new book, TV creator/producer Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal) reveals how she transformed herself from the person who "never says yes" to anything to the one that opened herself up to a world of possibilities and success. Find out how she did it.

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"Steady, Steady, Steady": The Triumph of The Three-Year Swim Club

Is it just me, or does The Three-Year Swim Club have The Boys in the Boat written all over it? Like that 2013 bestseller, this book chronicles the quest for Olympic glory of an underdog American team. But there’s twist: this club was made up of Japanese Americans, and the time was right before the start of WWII.

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Sarah MacLean Talks to Lisa Kleypas about Her Return to Historical Romance

With her new book, Cold-Hearted Rake, beloved romance author Lisa Kleypas brings her big-hearted stories back to the lush world of historical romance, much to the delight of her fans. Learn why.

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The Long Odyssey from Book to Screen for Philip K. Dick’s “The Man in the High Castle”

Philip K. Dick’s daughter and show executive producer Isa Dick Hackett talks with the Amazon Book Review about the nine-year struggle to get the show made, fans’ reactions to the pilot episode, and the differences that readers can expect between book and show.

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"A Little Bit of Tuesdays with Morrie in Everything": Mitch Albom on His New Novel

Amazon Book Review Editorial Director Sara Nelson talked to Mitch Albom at his home in Detroit about his new book, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, his career, and why his wife never reads his books.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Q&A with Neil Gaiman (with an Exclusive Overture Page!)

A great story takes time, and Neil Gaiman’s Sandman fans have been waiting a long time to find out the answer to one of the biggest questions in this universe: what led to the imprisonment of Dream? Now, almost 27...

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Oh, the Humanity: More New York Stories from Brandon Stanton

If you're one of the more than 15 million readers of Brandon Stanton's blog, you're already familiar with his intensely personal glimpses into the lives of strangers though his portraits and the impromptu, often raw thoughts that accompany them. In our interview from Book Expo America, Stanton talks about his new book, Humans of New York: Stories, the future of his project, and more.

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After Alice

Lev Grossman Asks Gregory Maguire about “After Alice”

Gregory Maguire gave a surprising spin to Oz with “Wicked.” Now he’s written “After Alice,” a reimagination of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. Lev Grossman interviews Gregory Maguire about his new book.

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Lex Author: Jesse Eisenberg on "Bream Gives Me Hiccups"

Actor/author Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman vs. Superman) talks to the Amazon Book Review about his short story collection, Bream Gives Me Hiccups, the parallels between acting and writing, and why people might call him "whip-smart."

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Big Magic

From Goodreads: Elizabeth Gilbert Answers Your Questions about Creativity and “Big Magic”

Do you have a creative soul lurking inside you? Big Magic author Elizabeth Gilbert answers Goodreads members' questions and gives advice both practical and uplifting on how to unleash your creativity.

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