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Interview: Judd Hoekstra, Coauthor of ‘Crunch Time: How to Be Your Best When It Matters Most’

Leadership and performance expert Judd Hoekstra talks about learning to fight our inner Caveman to overcome fears and doubts in high-pressure situations. Hoekstra teamed up with Major League pitching coach Rick Peterson to write the new book, 'Crunch Time: How to Be Your Best When It Matters Most.'

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Interview: Erika Johansen, Author of ‘The Queen of the Tearling’ trilogy

Interview with Erika Johansen author of 'The Queen of the Tearling' trilogy: "I’m constantly impressed by Elizabeth Tudor, not least because she deliberately sacrificed her own personal life for the good of the kingdom. That’s the decision of a good monarch and a strong woman, and I don’t see it echoed nearly enough in fiction nowadays, when everything for female characters seems to turn on romance. For Kelsea, it’s all about the job, and I wish there were more such heroines out there."

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Interview: Bryn Greenwood, Author of ‘All the Ugly and Wonderful Things’

Interview with Bryn Greenwood author of ' All the Ugly and Wonderful Things': "Someone once told me, “I don’t want to imply that you’re working things out” and I said, “Of course I am, aren’t all writers working through their own personal issues?””

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Interview: Caroline Leavitt, Author of ‘Cruel Beautiful World’

Interview with Caroline Leavitt, author of 'Cruel Beautiful World': "There’s part of the world that’s incredibly cruel and tragic, but it’s everyone’s responsibility to try and make that part as beautiful as possible, heal it as much as you can and find beauty in the world even after tragedy."

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Interview: Helen Sedgwick, Author of ‘The Comet Seekers’

Author Helen Sedgwick about her book 'The Comet Seekers': “I knew that I wanted to write about people making different choices, and the multiple points of view allowed me to show why each of the characters make the decisions they do. It felt like the natural way to write a book about choice, and the ways in which we are both individual and connected.”

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Interview: Hannah Kohler, Author of ‘The Outside Lands’

"There are a number of ideas I was exploring in this novel: ideas of truth and fiction in war—how war is mythologized before, during and after the fact; how story-telling acts a way to cope with trauma; how the trauma of the Vietnam War was a trauma of the American family."

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