Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made headlines in the late 1980s with allegations of kidnapping and rape that were later […]
“The Returned,” Jason’s first novel, was inspired by a dream in which his late mother came to see him. Among the things he talks about is how it happened that Brad Pitt bought his novel and made it into the […]
Chilean-born Isabel Allende is best known for her novels and memoirs, but after deciding not to retire from writing books after all, she penned a mystery with its motley collection of San Francisco characters. In recognition of her work, a […]
Inventor of Detective Arkady Renko who first appeared in “Gorky Park,” Martin Cruz Smith recounts his latest adventures in Moscow and points east and what it’s like to write a novel with Parkinson’s disease and a stack of New Yorkers. […]
The author explains why Jesse and Frank James, along with the Younger brothers, triggered the largest manhunt in US history in 1876 after a Minnesota bank robbery. With Diana Korte.
Author of several books, Rafe teaches fifth grade at inner-city Hobart Elementary School in Los Angeles. Each year his students put on a Shakespeare play. He is the only teacher to have been awarded the president’s National Medal of the Arts, along […]