Behind the Bestsellers at an NYU Media Talk

How much talent can you cram into a room? At the latest New York University Media Talk hosted by the NYU SPS Center for Publishing on February 9th, it would have been hard to squeeze in any more. On stage as part of a panel entitled “The Real Story: Four Authors Take You Inside Their Literary Lives,” four authors decided to let the audience gain insights into their writing process, from the original manuscript to the finished print product. Read more here.

A Conversation With Scholastic Authors

At the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., last September, Gabe Ferris interviewed Scholastic authors Sonia Manzano, Peter Sis, David Baldacci and Jennifer Holm. Here are highlights from his conversations with them.

David Baldacci: a master storyteller with 30 novels to date

To celebrate the release of David Baldacci’s latest novel The Guilty, we find out more about the American thriller writer whose 30 adult novels have sold sold more than 110 million copies in more than 80 countries worldwide. Learn which of the author’s books are his personal favourites and find out what it takes to master the depth of research that sets his works apart from the competition.

The Guilty: Delving Deep Into the Assassin’s Story

International bestselling author of more than thirty novels. An insatiable appetite for storytelling. Advocate for literacy. On all accounts, David Baldacci is guilty as charged. Read Dawn Ius’ full interview here.

Review of the Week: The Guilty

“With fully-realized character arcs and a twist-laden plot that would make Hitchcock proud, Baldacci’s latest is a fantastic thrill-ride for series fans and newcomers alike,” says The Strand magazine. Read the full review here.