Category Archives: Author Interview

Interview with Kate Jacobs/Giveaway Contest for Knit the Season!

Many thanks to Kate Jacobs and Penguin Canada for making Book Brothel a stop on the Knit the Season Book Blog Tour! I read the first book in the series, Friday Night Knitting Club, last year, and it’s a thrill to feature an author that works with two of my favourite things – a great […]

New Year, New You Book Giveaway WINNERS!

The winners have been chosen for the Hachette Book Group ‘New Year, New You’ Book Giveaway! The correct answer to the question “Which of the above eight authors is best known for his/her series featuring a detective named ‘Easy Rawlins’?” was Walter Mosley. The five lucky entrants that matched up to the numbers from a […]

An Interview with Daniel Menaker

by Lisa Yanaky At the beginning of March, a revolution in the world of books was launched – Titlepage, a literary show made just for the internet. Its engaging host and editorial producer, Daniel Menaker, is obviously quite comfortable around books and authors – he was a long-time editor for The New Yorker, worked as […]

Author Interview: Joshilyn Jackson

by Lisa Yanaky Joshilyn Jackson is the author of gods in Alabama (reviewed here), a work of fiction about a girl, Arlene, who tries to strike a bargain with God so that a body will never be found in the Alabama town she left behind, but Arlene finds her life unraveling years later when God […]

Author Interview: Kate Pepper

by Lisa Yanaky Kate Pepper is the author of Seven Minutes to Noon (reviewed here), a suspense novel about a woman that is 8&#189 months pregnant who goes missing and her friend’s struggle to find out what happened to her – and if she’s at risk herself. Kate Pepper was marvelous enough to put her […]

Author Interview: Stephanie Lessing

by Lisa Yanaky Stephanie Lessing is the author of She’s Got Issues (reviewed here), a book about Chloe, a shoe-crazy, happy-go-lucky girl trying to make it in the magazine business. Recently, Stephanie Lessing was fantastic enough to answer some questions from Book Brothel about her novel, the publishing world, and the personalities of shoes. Was […]

Author Interview: Lisa Selin Davis

by Lisa Yanaky Lisa Selin Davis is the author of Belly (reviewed here), a work of fiction that follows the life of a man fresh out of jail and trying to adapt to a changing world. Davis was lovely enough to sit down and answer some questions from Book Brothel about her novel, the nature […]

Author Interview: Charlotte Gordon

by Lisa Yanaky Charlotte Gordon is the author of Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Life of America’s First Poet (reviewed here), a biography of Anne Bradstreet, a seventeenth-century woman that wrote about her new country, her old home in England, and the family that she adored. Recently, Charlotte Gordon was wonderful enough to take a break […]