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Resources Author Interviews

A number of publishing houses and well-regarded independent booksellers have placed author interviews on their respective Web sites, but this particular one from the massive Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon may be one of the most intriguing online collections available. Containing over 50 interviews, the authors profiled here include Ann Patchett, David Halberstam, Paul Theroux, Susan Orlean,...
The Pudding: Bias, She Wrote

How many best-selling books are penned by women? How has the figure changed over time, and how does it vary across genre? Writer Rosie Cima took data from The New York Times Best Seller list and created a series of eye-opening visualizations, accompanied by analysis. Her resulting essay was recently published on The Pudding, a "weekly journal for visual essays." As this essay reveals, while men...