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Jonathan Evison: Hard writing makes easy reading

Author Jonathan “Johnny” Evison needed to address a thousand details when preparing for the launch of his new book, “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving.” Overwhelmed, he turned to the team at Algonquin publishing for help.  

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Modern Horror Story: Tana French brings ‘Broken Harbor’ to full fright

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    With the release of her fourth book, Tana French has given her readers a modern horror story worthy of Steven King, Dean Koontz or Anne Rice.

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Nameless Detective: This time, the case is personal

 

Writer Bill Pronzini has been at his craft since 1966, so he knows his way around a mystery. For years, his protagonist was known only as “The Nameless Detective.” In the past few volumes, however, Nameless has fallen in love, gotten married to a lovely woman named Kerry and has been identified as Bill. Bill lives and works in and around the San Francisco area. He worked alone for years, but has recently taken on a couple of partners.  

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Nothing ordinary about Sissy Spacek: Quitman native opens up about family, career, life

Academy-award winning actress Sissy Spacek grew up just down the road a piece in Quitman. She's been in over two dozen films, has won four New York Film Critics awards, a Golden Globe and has been nominated for a Grammy. But neither the glamorous life she’s lived nor the accolades she’s won could change what she is – a small town girl whose “values were formed in a community where material possessions didn't count for much, relationships were everything, and where waiting for something you wanted could actually be better than having it.”

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Anna Quindlen on what matters

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Anna Quindlen, 60, has spent her career chronicling what it’s like to be a woman. For her sisters of a certain age, the Pulitzer-prize winning author holds a mirror up to our lives in her new book, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.”

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