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The only thing better than reading is connecting with your favorite authors. Bookish’s author exclusives keep readers in touch with writers through interviews, book recommendations, and essays.

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African literary titan Chinua Achebe died Thursday in Boston. He was 82. A native of Nigeria, Achebe wrote a number of novels, poems and...

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Bestselling novelist Ann Hood discusses her latest book, The Obituary Writer—about two uncompromising women's discovery of love and loss—and how she'd want her own...

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Acclaimed novelist James Lasdun discusses his new memoir Give Me Everything You Have—an account of his experience as a stalking victim—and how writing helped...

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Tupelo Hassman, author of the hit novel Girlchild—about coming-of-age in a Reno trailer park—shares why she writes first drafts on junk mail envelopes and...

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After an opening Roth quip expressing hope that his death precedes the release of his biography, we hear straightaway from a pair of women,...

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Prize-winning poet and memoirist Sarah Manguso discusses her latest book, The Guardians, about the unexpected death of her best friend. Zola: Denial is one of the...

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Charles A. Coulombe, author of the new book The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI, explains the reasons behind His Holiness’s sudden retirement and who...

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Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist Ernest Freeberg discusses his latest work, The Age of Edison, and explains how Thomas Edison's lightbulb illuminated class lines in...

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If you're a fan of the fire-breathing, illuminated guitars used by the glam-rock band KISS, you can thank author John Elder Robison for their...

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Debut memoirist and acclaimed photographer Christa Parravani discusses her new book, Her—about the life and death of her twin sister—and shares what she most...

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