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Les Roberts shares his love of John Steinbeck, ‘Gatsby’ & Bill Evans

Les Roberts — the author of more than two dozen novels, including the beloved Milan Jacovich series — has a lot of loves. In this interview, he shares his affection for John Steinbeck (specifically Grapes of Wrath), The Great Gatsby, jazz pianist Bill Evans, … Continue reading

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‘Dopesick’ author Beth Macy recommends the best books on opioid epidemic

Beth Macy – the writer of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors & the Drug Company that Addicted America – visited Lake County earlier this month to discuss the opioid crisis that has wounded our nation. Every day, more than 115 people die … Continue reading

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‘Ohio’ author Stephen Markley lists his favorite writers from Ohio

Stephen Markley – author of the critically acclaimed novel Ohio – visited Lake County earlier this month. After his reading and author talk, he was kind enough to sit for an interview. In fewer than four minutes, he discusses: his … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter on libraries, Lee Child & her favorite Flannery O’Connor quote

New-York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter is as fun to listen to as she is to read. She was kind enough to allow an interview when she visited us for a book signing this summer. She discussed: her love of libraries. In addition … Continue reading

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Mindy McGinnis & Cinda Williams Chima on fantasy, philosophy & the worst things they’ve ever written

Mindy McGinnis and Cinda Williams Chima are award-winning, bestselling YA authors who were kind enough to visit us earlier this summer. While here, they granted an interview where they discussed EVERYTHING. They talked about: how to build believable fantasy worlds the … Continue reading

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