Author Spotlight

Norman Ollestad
Norman Ollestad is the author of the 2009 bestseller Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival and French Girl With Mother. We ask him eight questions here.
Five Questions for Eat, Live, Love, Die author Betty Fussell
Posted on October 27, 2016
1. What inspired you to write this collection? TIME. Running out of it. When I started writing seriously, 50 years ago, I was already in my 30s with a husband and 2 kids. Once started, I was always on a... READ MORE
Kenneth Ackerman discusses Trotsky in New York with the Washington Independent Review of Books 
Posted on October 25, 2016
Trotsky in New York  author Kenneth Ackerman talks Trotsky’s formative time in New York, his relationship with fellow revolutionary Lenin, and the baseball game that ignited the book with James McGrath Morris of the Washington Independent Review of Books. Continue reading
French Girl with Mother author Norman Ollestad pens essay for Lit Hub
Posted on October 24, 2016
French Girl With Mother author Norman Ollestad explores the role reality plays in writing in his new essay for LitHub, “When Fiction Helps You Get Closer to the Truth.” Continue reading