Archive for May, 2008

Alan Furst Interview

May 25th, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


the-spies-of-warsawIn this interview I talk to my good friend Alan Furst whom I have known since high school about the book The Spies of Warsaw, and about his life in writing generally. Alan has an encyclopedic knowledge of history and the forces that create the events he writes about.

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Emily Giffin Interview

May 18th, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


love-the-one-youre-withEmily is one of those delightful young women who are making a success of the chick lit genre. Her books are mega-best-sellers, and on the show we are talking about her latest effort Love The One You’re With and her life in letters.

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Nam Le Interview

May 11th, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


the-boatBorn in Viet Nam and raised in Australia Nam Le  along with Sana Krasikov is one of the talented newcomers on the contemporary literary scene. Currently fiction editor of  the Harvard Review, he talks to me about The Boat , a stunning collection of short stories recently published by Knopf.

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Lijia Zhang Interview

May 1st, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


socialism-is-greatOne of the new and important voices coming out of China.

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