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For Ian Rankin, authors may die, but great characters live on

Edinburgh crime novelist Ian Rankin spoke with us about his new book, a collaboration with and tribute to his literary hero, the late William McIlvanney.

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Zoraida Córdova on her divine new novel

Zoraida Córdova, author of the Brooklyn Brujas and Hollow Crown series spoke to us about how she juggles her many projects and how she wrote her new book.

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Lia Louis on escapism and coincidence

We spoke with British novelist Lia Louis about escaping COVID lockdown through writing and why she loves plots that play with coincidence.

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In conversation with novelist Richard Powers

Novelist Richard Powers spoke with us about his new novel Bewilderment, and how he sees adults failing children through our neglect of the natural world.

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Rik Emmett’s humble reinvention

Canadian rock legend Rik Emmett's first book is a collection of poems called Reinvention. He told us how he wrote them, and what he's working on next.

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How Eight Detectives author Alex Pavesi tracks down “unusual” crime novels

We spoke with mystery writer Alex Pavesi about his book Eight Detectives, and he told us how he finds new "unusual" crime novels to read.

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Katherine Ashenburg's comic turn

Katherine Ashenburg spoke with us about Her Turn, a novel set against the 2015 presidential primary, and why her books are so different from one another.

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Najwa Zebian on answering the call to help others heal

Author, activist, and inspirational speaker Najwa Zebian spoke with us about her new book Welcome Home, and where she finds inspiration for writing.

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Blackout shines light on Black teen love

We asked Nicola Yoon, Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, and Ashley Woodfolk about their collaboration on the novel Blackout.

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