Ron Lieber talks about kids and money and the values they represent in this interview with Steve Bertrand on Books. Lieber is the author of The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids who are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money.
What do you know about Illinois’ deadly Sudden Freeze of 1836. It really happened. Alex Gordon uses the real-life event to kick off her supernatural thriller, Gideon. She talks about it with Steve Bertrand on Books.
The Magicians Lie is an early 20th century story of a female magician, a murder and a man who needs to believe her. Author Greer Macallister talks with Steve Bertrand on Books.
What happens when a renowned mathematician takes the solution to a vexing equation to her death? Hilarity, of course. Thoughtful hilarity. Stuart Rojstaczer takes on eccentric genius and anti-intellectualism in his novel The Mathematician’s Shiva. He talks with Steve Bertrand on Books.
On its surface, The Barter is a ghost story about two women who inhabit the same land a century apart. On closer look, it’s clear the territory they share is about much more than geography. Siobhan Adcock talks with Steve Bertrand on Books about writing, mothering and the perils of defining sacrifice as success.
Alex Marwood, the author of The Killer Next Door, talks with Steve Bertrand on Books about living alone surrounded by people, about being a Stephen King favorite, and about people who don’t think her book is funny (me).
Michel Faber talks with Steve Bertrand on Books about The Book of Strange New Things, a fantastical novel set in another world, but a story grounded very much on earth.