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After Hours with Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan chats with writer Tony Romano
Author Michelle Falkoff: “Young Adult for me is this amazing space where kids are taking over their own lives and they still kind of need help but they don’t want it”
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”