Archive for July, 2010

David Mitchell Interview

July 18th, 2010 by Lewis Frumkes

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For a writer who has twice been nominated for the Mann Booker Prize, called a “genius” by the New York Times, and reviewed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review by Dave Eggers, David Mitchell is surprisingly modest about his achievements. Listen in while David tells me about his reverence for Ursula Le Guin, how he conceived “The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet,” what his advice to other writers is, and how he keeps his life in fine harmony.

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Justin Peacock Interview

July 11th, 2010 by Lewis Frumkes

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Justin Peacock a Yale Law graduate sets his legal suspense novel, “Blind Man’s Alley,” in the thrilling  world of contemporary New York Real Estate, complete with Simon Roth head of a real-estate dynasty, underworld figures, and an alluring femme fatale. Join Justin and me as I question Justin and his  romain a clef for all the allusive Trumps and Dursts which I believe are buried in the story, and get to know Justin in the process.

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