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Slow Your Bankrollnew

Slow money authors and advocates Lyle Estill and Carol Peppe Hewitt talk about why people should think local instead of global when it comes to money.
Orlando Weekly  |  Trevor Fraser  |  04-30-2014  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Why Chuck Klosterman Can't Hate Rock Bands Anymorenew

There was a time when pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman relished the late-night argument about obscure musical minutiae, but at some point in his life those conversations stopped interesting him. Now, his interests lie elsewhere.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  07-18-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Q&A: "Dirty Wars" Author Jeremy Scahillnew

Journalist and author Jeremy Scahill talks his recent book and corresponding documentary film, "Dirty Wars."
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Randy LoBasso  |  05-29-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Lizz Winstead bites backnew

The political pundit and creator of The Daily Show discusses the feminist elite, slut-shaming, and the difference between essay and memoir
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  05-09-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

'Because I Like Them'new

A Boulder woman's son inspired a book on boys who wear dresses and challenge gender norms.
Boulder Weekly  |  Stephanie Riesco  |  03-01-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Phyl Van Ammers on the The Misadventures of Ari Mendelsohnnew

Phyl Van Ammers recently talked to Lionel Rolfe, the author whose most recent book is, “The Misadventures of Ari Mendelsohn: A Mostly True Memoir of California Journalism.” It is available on Amazon, both in paper and on Kindle. He will be doing a signing at Skylight Bookstore at 1818 N. Vermont Ave. in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles March 30 at 5 p.m.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  01-25-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Will Eisner's The Plotnew

The father of the graphic novel debunks history's most notorious anti-Semitic tract
Orlando Weekly  |  Seth Kubersky  |  01-16-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

This is your brain on the Internetnew

Are digital distractions destroying critical thinking?
Boulder Weekly  |  Michael Callahan  |  01-12-2013  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Dan Savage: All Americannew

Dan Savage has slipped the sultry bonds of sex advice to become something more, a sort of ethicist for the growing progressive wing of American culture.
Metro Times  |  Michael Jackman  |  11-30-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Titty Twisternew

Journalist Florence Williams is enthralled by Breasts.
Charleston City Paper  |  Susan Cohen  |  10-31-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Eating Animals author Jonathan Safran Foer wins convertsnew

Looking at author Jonathan Safran Foer's body of work, one is struck by how heavy his topics of choice are. His first novel, Everything is Illuminated, was set in the charred landscape of a Holocaust-terrorized Jewish village. His second, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, deals with a boy who lost his father on 9/11.
Charleston City Paper  |  Elizabeth Pandolfi  |  10-17-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Literary Photographer: A Snapshot of Natasha Tretheweynew

At first glance, a reader may not recognize Natasha Trethewey in the African American tradition of being innately political, but that is only if one is oblivious to the power of subtlety and the politics of the body.
Jackson Free Press  |  C. Liegh McInnis  |  09-24-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Lewis and the Arcnew

"Circumnavigating the globe using only human power wasn't just a bullshit 'first.' It quickly became apparent that it was a personal thing. I owed it to myself ... to my family, and to me."
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bret Wright  |  09-19-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Junot Díaz's Cheating Heartnew

Pulitzer Prize­­­­­­­-winning author continues the tale of Yunior's rise and fall.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andrew Alexander  |  09-12-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Gore Vidal: Oct 3, 1925 — July 31, 2012new

They say it was complications of pneumonia. I have no doubt he would have preferred something far more spectacular, an ailment with a fantastic name, a bizarre accident or at least a mystery illness, just something more fitting a life so big as his. He would have told you he deserved it.
Boulder Weekly  |  Joel Dyer  |  08-02-2012  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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