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Author Stacey Ballis: “I don’t trust books that don’t have food in them”
Best-selling author Scott Spencer: “You can’t expect the reader to care more about the characters than you do”
Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder
Jen Lancaster: “I have a lot of friends who write sex scenes, and that makes me want to die”
What books should be on your summer reading list?
Game/Life Balance U.S.
Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 at Goodman Theatre (plus: Twin Peaks!)
Karin Slaughter: Unless your character is challenged, it’s hard to know its true traits
Chicago author Joe Meno: “This city is a city of outsiders”
Novelist Sara Paretsky: “I always think of New York as flyover country between Chicago and Paris”