Often referred to as the “Queen of Suspense,” Lisa Gardner almost dares you to try to figure out her mysteries before the last page of her books. However, most of her readers will tell you, that’s just not possible with Gardner’s never ending plot twists. In this one on one conversation, Gardner reveals some of her writing secrets: how she comes up with those plot twists, where she gets her characters’ names and characteristics, and how a walk through the serene New Hampshire White Mountains can inspire some of her most poignant scenes. Plus, it’s not just her characters who can be mysterious. Gardner has a few secrets of her own. Learn about her other pen name, favorite past time and unusual desires she fulfilled in writing her most recent novel Touch and Go.
With over 22 million books in print, a lot of people will recognize author Lisa GardnerÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂs name.ÃÂÃÂ ÃÂÃÂ But, how much do you know about this number one New York Times bestselling crime novelist?ÃÂÃÂ ÃÂÃÂ She has quite a humorous outlook on life.ÃÂÃÂ ÃÂÃÂ Meet her here.
Jean Kwok ("Girl in Translation") returns to the secretive worlds of ballroom dancing and Chinatown in her new novel, "Mambo in Chinatown".
Author Daniel James Brown tells us how he discovered all the informational “treasures” throughout his heartwarming nonfiction "The Boys in the Boat."
Author Austin Kleon discusses "Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered,” an illustrated guide to working in the digital age.
Humorist Dave Barry talks with us about everything from Justin Bieber to his wife's role in the popularity of the book "The Kite Runner."
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Diamond draws on four decades of experiences with tribal people in New Guinea to bring us lessons from the past to be used today.
Novelist Ann Patchett talks about "This is the Story of a Happy Marriage", a collection of essays and articles about life, love, writing, and forgiveness.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|