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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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David Ewing Duncan Explores the Big Business of Dog Cloning

“Do we have the right to bioengineer a copy of a living creature, especially given the pain and suffering that the process requires?” By now, we are all aware that Barbra Streisand has cloned her beloved, deceased dog. But she is not alone. David Ewing Duncan (TALKING TO ROBOTS) investigates the lucrative and controversial business […]

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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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Publisher’s Weekly Review for TIPS FOR LIVING by Renée Shafransky

Nora Glasser, the plucky narrator of Shafransky’s assured first novel, leaves New York City for the Long Island town of Pequod after her marriage to famous painter Hugh Walker ends bitterly. More than two years later, she’s established herself in the community, writing a humorous column, “Tips for Living,” for the local paper. Then Hugh […]

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