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David Ewing Duncan’s TALKING TO ROBOTS in Vanity Fair

“For the last two years Duncan…has been pairing his journalistic expertise with his imagination to ponder where advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence may soon take us. The result of this hybrid reporting/fantasizing process is his intensely readable, downright terrifying, and surprisingly uplifting new book, Talking to Robots.” David Ewing Duncan sits down with Vanity […]

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David Baldacci Teaches Mystery and Thriller Writing

Have you ever wanted to learn how to write thrillers like a master? Why not take a class from New York Times and international bestselling author David Baldacci? Now on MasterClass, David Baldacci teaches his process for using suspense and mystery to write his gripping thrillers. In 18 lessons, he shares his techniques for crafting […]

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Harlan Coben on CBS

Harlan Coben joined CBS This Morning to talk about his latest novel Run Away, as well as his writing process as a New York Times bestseller. Watch the full video here!

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Gayle Lynds Talks Conspiracy Theories

“Her espionage novels have sold millions of copies, and they all start with one unbreakable rule: the conspiracy has to be believable. That’s not hard.” Thousands of Americans believe in conspiracy theories, and Gayle Lynds loves to write about them. Read, or watch, her interview with CBS Sunday Morning here to find out more about […]

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Gregg Hurwitz Wins Thriller Award!

We are thrilled to announce that Gregg Hurwitz has won the 2018 ITW Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel for THE RAINS! Congrats, Gregg! See the full list of nominees and winners here.

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Tom Rob Smith on “American Crime Story” and Creating Meaning from Pain

“That’s what crime is…crime is people being ripped from the world.” Tom Rob Smith (THE FARM, CHILD 44) speaks with the New York Times about writing for the TV show The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. He talks about exploring not only the loss of Gianni Versace and the other victims of Andrew […]

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David Ewing Duncan Learns How to Live Forever

“With large-scale recoding, you have to wonder whether new and improved genomes would make us someone different altogether.” Our own David Ewing Duncan learns how to live forever after speaking with George Church, a geneticist who studies DNA. Duncan describes how Church experiments with recoding and synthesizing DNA in various organisms, including humans, so that […]

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TIME Magazine features A Wrinkle in Time in an in-depth cover story

“Dear Mr. Disney”— That’s how a 10-year-old girl named Catherine began her letter to the most powerful man in movies during the bitter, final months of 1963. She had experienced that year’s traumas like most children do, through the anxious whispers of adults, despair moving a few feet above her head. She wanted to tell […]

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