Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jeffrey Eugenides, Judy Blume, Jennifer Egan Wrap Up Booktalk Nation Preview

Booktalk Nation concludes its preview this week with Jeffrey Eugenides discussing The Marriage Plot with host Jennifer Egan tonight, Judy Blume discussing Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and other books with host Rachel Vail tomorrow night, and Peter Orner discussing Love and Shame and Love (great review in yesterday’s NYT) with host Michelle Richmond on Wednesday.

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Monday Night, Dial in to Join Two Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelists – Jeffrey Eugenides and Jennifer Egan

Book lovers can join a conversation between two of contemporary fiction’s most original and exciting novelists when Jennifer Egan interviews Jeffrey Eugenides at 9 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12 during a national, live call-in event sponsored by Labyrinth Books in Princeton, NJ.  Readers can sign up for the call and order a personally inscribed copy of Eugenides’ latest book, The Marriage Plot, at

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Booktalk Nation Preview #2: Judy Blume with Rachel Vail Tonight in Live, National Phone-In Event

Test of Affiliate Program Targeted to Traditional Bookstores

Our second Booktalk Nation event features Judy Blume, who will answer questions about her life and work from Justin Case author Rachel Vail at 7 p.m. EST tonight. The 30-minute national, phone-in event is hosted by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison, Connecticut. Readers can sign up for the call at

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Join Judy Blume tomorrow! Booktalk Nation Preview #2

Our Booktalk Nation preview continues tomorrow evening, Dec. 5, at 7 pm EST.

Join Judy Blume for this half-hour, national phone-in event. (The event is free, except for your usual domestic long-distance charges.) Justin Case author Rachel Vail will take readers’ questions and interview Judy. After the event, Judy will be signing four books for delivery to readers across the country (great gift!).

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Katherine Paterson to Inaugurate National, Phone-In Book Talks Tonight

Authors Guild announces two-week preview of its Booktalk Nation initiative to support traditional booksellers

Children’s book author Katherine Paterson, selected by the Library of Congress as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, will answer questions from writer Tanya Lee Stone at 7 p.m. tonight in a live, national, phone-in event hosted by the Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne, Vermont. Readers can sign up for the call at

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