Alan Furst talks to SoM about his newest novel, Midnight in Europe, set against the backdrop of pre-WWII Europe. Called “America’s preeminent spy novelist,” by The New York Times, Furst considers his series of novels “really one very long book with, to date, twelve chapters.” Look for the published podcast interview with Alan Furst here… Read more »
Posts By: Nancie Clare
The author of The Amazing Harvey gets tricky with SoM! Les Klinger and I enjoyed a lunch at the Napa Valley Grill with Don Passman to talk about The Amazing Harvey, his first mystery. The afternoon was entertaining on all fronts. Talking about mysteries is one of our favorite pastimes — and meeting a writer… Read more »
SoM’s next interview is with Don Passman, author of the just-released The Amazing Harvey. Don’s interview with Leslie Klinger and Nancie Clare will be published Monday May 26, 2014.
Megan Abbott’s latest novel about “guilt, family secrets and the lethal power of desire” is due out June 19, 2014. Megan will join SoM to talk about the book, the story’s inspiration and how she’s able with just a subtle, indiscernible twist to turn otherwise wholesome worlds inside out. Stay tuned for an exact… Read more »
Norway’s best-selling crime fiction writer talks politics, revenge and what makes Sonny —and Harry Hole — tick. I spoke to Jo Nesbø by phone on Tuesday May 13, 2014 — the U.S. publication day of his most recent crime novel, The Son — from the New York City office of Knopf, his U.S. publisher. It… Read more »
Jo Nesbø talked about politics, The Son and the fate of Harry Hole. Don Passman got “tricky” when he discussed his first mystery, The Amazing Harvey, which features a young magician as a protagonist.
The fourth in our series of interviews conducted at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Jeff Parker lets us in on his feelings about ending his Charlie Hood series after having the characters as companions through almost a decade and six books. I find adjectives woefully inadequate when it comes to describing Jeff… Read more »
SoM’s third installment recorded at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Welcome back! Les and I do our best to make sure our podcasts are published at the beginning of each week, but last week he and I were otherwise engaged in New York City at the Edgar Award’s banquet. I talk about it… Read more »
The Norwegian Mystery Phenom Is Scheduled for an Interview. He’s one of the world’s best-selling authors. In a past interview I did with Jo for the Los Angeles Review of Books, I noted the following, “One statistic I’ve heard is that a Jo Nesbø book in one of at least 40 languages is sold somewhere… Read more »
Our second installment of interviews recorded at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books features Lee Goldberg and Stuart Woods. Les and I are off to the Edgar Awards being held Thursday, May 1 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. If you are looking for a reading list of epic caliber, you can’t… Read more »