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Aug 29, 2015

Editorial Director of Books and Kindle at Amazon.com
 
Interview starts at 14:54 and ends at 39:15
 
On The Story of the Lost Child: I think this is going to break Elena Ferrante out as a bona fide super star in this country. And nobody knows who she is, which I love!
 
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Aug 22, 2015

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Six Colors
 
Interview starts at 17:44 and ends at 42:27
 
I hope the E Ink readers stick around, because I do love them. But it’s going to be a niche market. It’s going to be for people who are dedicated book readers who are willing to spend at least a little bit of money for a...


Aug 17, 2015

I am experimenting with iPhone apps that may enable me to post episodes of the Kindle Chronicles while Darlene and I are in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands this fall. I won't bring my MacBook Air, but it looks as if the tools for mobile podcasting have greatly improved in the past few years. I found an iOS app named...


Aug 15, 2015

Creator of the Fiona Griffiths crime series
 
Interview starts at 12:44 and ends at 37:59
 
Whoever heard of a retailer offering 70 percent royalty? It’s never happened before. How’s that not a good thing for authors? So I just think the Authors United group are bananas, quite frankly. And I think there is...


Aug 8, 2015

Creator of Dispatches from the Frat House
 
Interview starts at 14:23 and ends at 40:20
 
I’d like to write the kind of book that I’d like to read. And immediately there’s that thing in your head that goes, “Why? There are a gazillion books out there. Why would you want to write a book? This little wife in...