Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with author Scott Russell Sanders.
Writer Scott Russell Sanders is loved by many for novels and essays, many of which carry a nature theme. But while the environment does play a significant, vital role in his books such as A Conservationist Manifesto and his latest, Divine Animal, it’s not the only issue that he writes about.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Graeme Simsion, author of “The Rosie Project."
Of all the leads in romantic comedies, the hero of Australian author Graeme Simsion’s novel "The Rosie Project" is probably among the least likely: Don Tillman is a science-minded geneticist who likely has Asperger's.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews fantasy author Philip Martin.
Every year, awards like the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award honor what many people think of as “serious” fiction - weighty titles wrestling with weighty issues in a way that’s sometimes accessible, sometimes less so.
Sue Monk Kidd’s latest book, The Invention of Wings, is a novel, but it’s based on the very real lives of sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké, abolitionists and suffragists in the first half of the 19th Century. Their story is little told outside of academic circle, but Kidd would argue that it’s just as important, and just as interesting.