David Lagercrantz reads from The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (Knopf 2017), the latest in the Lisbeth Salander series. We talk about continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series, being a board member of PEN in Sweden, what our parents want for us, and, briefly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Steve Hamilton talks about his latest Nick Mason novel Exit Strategy out with Putnam. We talk about working in a series, screenplays, switching publishers, promises, writers groups, and the dark side of the self.
Karin Slaughter read from her novel Criminal published by Delacorte Press. We talk about what it takes to write a thriller. We also talk about saving our public libraries and writing from a southern identity.