Novel

N.C. author Liza Wieland
East Carolina University

For North Carolina author Liza Wieland, three separate narratives converged to her new book, Land of Enchantment.

The novel traces the experiences of three multiracial women in three different parts of the country. The characters share common themes around love, loss, racial identity and art. 

Host Frank Stasio talks with writer and English professor at East Carolina University Liza Wieland.

Author Sharon Draper has been writing award-winning young adult fiction for years. 

The cover of Mette Ivie Harrison's The Bishop's Wife.
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Linda Wallheim is a stay-at-home wife who is married to quite possibly the most influential man in her Mormon community of Draper, Utah. 

    

When Sharon Ewell Foster first published her novel Passing by Samaria in the late 1990s, it was a time of relative racial peace throughout the United States.

Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is a rite of passage these days. The novel is mandatory reading for many high schoolers across the country. 

    

Writer Charlie Lovett has been attracted to the mystique of old books since he was a young kid. 

The Ice Garden

Nov 12, 2014

The characters in Moira Crone’s new book The Ice Garden (Carolina Wren Press/2014) have been rattling about in the author’s head for decades. 

The cover of Anna Quindlen's novel Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Random House

  

As a reporter, columnist, mother, coveted commencement speaker, and novelist, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Bestselling author Anna Quindlen has never been afraid of redefining herself.

  

Whether or not women can have both professional success and a family is an ongoing national conversation, spurred by high-profile magazine essays, viral blogs and books like Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In.

What would an author write on the "thank you" page of her novel if she was telling the truth? Pittsboro author Ruth Moose wrote the acknowledgments of her debut novel, Doing It At the Dixie Dew, with a candor atypical of many authors.

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