Anthony Horowitz (Alex Rider, COLLISION, FOYLE’S WAR) Interview

Anthony Horowitz discusses the latest book in his Alex Rider series and his new miniseries COLLISON.

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Zack Attends a CIA Recruitment Drive. Yes, Really.

“Do you want to be a part of history?” asked the flyer in N.C. State’s Caldwell Lounge. Below that question were the words, “Come learn about life as a CIA analyst.” Below that was, “Drop by and chat with officers from the CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence.” And below that, in capital letters: “FREE PIZZA.” This […]

David Wroblewski on THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE

  A conversation with Edgar Sawtelle author David Wroblewski 11 NOV 2009  •  by Zack Smith  David Wroblewski didn’t think his first novel, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, would even sell to a publisher: “It’s kind of an old-fashioned story, and I don’t think we’re into old-fashioned stories right now,” he said recently by phone, […]

Lev Grossman on THE MAGICIANS, Part One

The MAGIC of Lev Grossman, Part One By Zack Smith Quentin did a magic trick. Nobody noticed. Lev Grossman’s third novel, The Magicians has hit the bestseller list and earned rave reviews since its release in late August. It’s the tale of Quentin Coldwater, a young, smart fan of a series of fantasy novels about […]

Theater Review: CALEB CALYPSO AND THE MIDNIGHT MARAUDERS

Reprinted from the Independent Weekly Caleb Calypso and the Midnight Marauders Manbites Dog Theater Through Nov. 14 Local playwright Howard L. Craft (A Touch of Sugga) explores a little-observed moment in American culture in his new play Caleb Calypso and the Midnight Marauders, currently enjoying its premiere at Manbites Dog Theater. Set against the backdrop […]