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An Interview With Ayn Cates Sullivan

An Interview With Ayn Cates Sullivan

A novelist hopes Celtic myths can help readers understand the world Ayn Cates Sullivan knows she brings a uniquely personal experience to her books. Finally, she asks, “How many Americans are crawling around old cairns in Wales?” Sullivan has visited…

An Interview With Jacqueline Friedland

An Interview With Jacqueline Friedland

A lawyer turned writer explores the complex nature of parenting Jacqueline Friedland’s new book is inspired by a quirk of biology: A surrogate mother — a person who carries an embryo made from a donor egg and sperm and is…

An Interview With Joshua Senter

An Interview With Joshua Senter

A television writer turns to novels for the first time Last year was a challenge for Joshua Senter† As a television screenwriter, he was looking forward to returning to work in 2020 after a protracted dispute between the Writers Guild…

An Interview With Cy Stein

An Interview With Cy Stein

A retired doctor examines the medicine and politics of ancient Rome ‘s Kirkus Review Cy Steinthe latest book, Caligula and me, calls the images in the book of Roman medicine “bloody,” but that’s not a criticism. The review also calls…