BTW Interviews

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Catherine Leroux

    Catherine Leroux is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Party Wall, which Valerie Welbourn of Novels & Novelties Bookstore said is the best book she’s read in a long time.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sungju Lee

    Sungju Lee is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce young adult debut Every Falling Star, an “all-around stunning memoir of survival,” said Clarissa Murphy of Brookline Booksmith.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Alexander Weinstein

    Alexander Weinstein is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut Children of the New World: Stories, which “hums with creative energy,” said Pete Mulvihill of Green Apple Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sandra Evans

    Sandra Evans is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce middle-grade debut This Is Not a Werewolf Story, which Lisa Nehs of Books & Company said is “a wonderful mix of mythology, mystery, and suspense.”

    A Q&A With Brit Bennett, Author of October’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Brit Bennett’s debut novel, The Mothers, is “an honest, modern, and triumphant book” that explores the kind of salvation “that comes with self-acceptance and growth,” said Women & Children First’s Jamie Thomas.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Robin MacArthur

    Robin MacArthur is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut Half Wild: Stories, a collection of connected stories depicting the hardscrabble lives of people living in rural Vermont. 

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Michelle Pretorius

    Michelle Pretorius is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Monster’s Daughter, which Linda Sherman-Nurick of Cellar Door Books described as “part mystery, part historical fiction, part science fiction, and, above all, a page-turning read.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Margot Harrison

    Margot Harrison is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Killer in Me, which Valerie Koehler of Blue Willow Bookshop called a “must-read thriller for teens.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Atef Abu Saif

    Atef Abu Saif is the author of The Drone Eats With Me: A Gaza Diary, a Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut. Mary Fran Buckley of Eight Cousins said Abu Saif’s account is “testimony that must be heard.”

    Ann Patchett on “Commonwealth,” September’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Ann Patchett talks to BTW about her seventh novel, Commonwealth, which examines how one chance encounter irrevocably changed the course of two families’ lives. 

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