Jee’s Book Review: ‘New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time’ by Craig Taylor @wwnorton #bookreview #eARC #NetGalley #NewYorkersbook #NewYorkers #NewYork #nonfiction #interviews

Title/Author: New Yorkers by Craig Taylor Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Pages: 432 In a nutshell (Publisher): A symphony of contemporary New York through the magnificent words of its people―from the best-selling author of Londoners. In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, New York City has been convulsed by terrorist attack, blackout, hurricane,…

An Interview with the author of #GazelleInTheShadows, #MichellePeach

I’m so honored to be given this chance to interview the author of Gazelle in the Shadows, Michelle Peach! Before that, a little background on this historical thriller/coming-of-age book: Gazelle in the Shadows In the mid 90s, Elizabeth Booth, a young British college student studying Arabic at Durham University, travels to Damascus to immerse herself in…

A_Bookaholic Interviews Cornelia Funke, Author of Reckless

Finally! After months of waiting, here’s my interview (via email) with Cornelia Funke, the author of Reckless. Thank you Odelia from Pansing, for helping me arrange this 🙂 Cornelia is a multiple award-winning German author of children’s fiction. She is best known for her Inkworld trilogy (Read the first part, Inkheart. Loved it 🙂 My…

A_Bookaholic Interviews Author of Tokyo Vice, Jake Adelstein

Once again, thanks to Pansing, I got a copy of Jake Adelstein’s Tokyo Vice. It was an eye-opening read for me. If you’re interested in knowing about the organized crime that are going on in Tokyo, you must go grab a copy. I’m honoured too, to be given the opportunity to ‘interview’ the author himself,…

Interview with Dr. Rob Yeung

Thank you Odelia from Pansing for arranging this interview for me 🙂To those of you who haven’t heard of Dr. Rob Yeung, he’s a British psychologist, business speaker, and management author. He was recently in Singapore to promote his latest book, The Extra One Per Cent. I asked him about what got him into psychology…

Coffee Break with local author, Yvonne Lee

Hi Yvonne. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to have an interview with you. How are you and what have you been up to lately?You’re welcome! Currently, I’m in the midst of getting my third book ready for printing. Could you tell us more about your new book please?My third book, Madness Aboard! the…

Authors answer questions they’ve never been asked before!

Do you know if your favourite author ever write naked? or if they’re ever jealous of other writers? Why some never write about sex? I read it all here! Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami weren’t in the list, so my next choice was Ian Rankin: How many people have you done away with over the…

Coffee Break with Ellen Whyte, Author of Katz Tales

Hi Ellen. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to have an interview with you. You’ve written 10 books to date. Which one do you enjoy most writing? Why?Hey this is fun! My first email blogger interview…. Oh boy that question is a tough one. Writing Tales is like keeping a diary or talking to…

Interview with Graham McEune, Author of Upcountry (Published!)

GRAHAM MCEUNE overstayed in Asia for 15 years, but he is still welcomed, especially after capturing the lives of Malaysians so humorously, sometimes explicitly, in his book, Upcountry: Adventures & Misadventures in Malaysia. JEE WAN catches up with him after a book reading. GRAHAM MCEUNE, who was born on a pig farm in rural England,…

Interview with Andrew Matthews

What a privilege it was for me to be able to interview Andrew Matthews, the author of the well-known ‘Happiness in a Nutshell’, even though it’s only via email. Special thanks to Odelia of Pansing for arranging this 🙂 1) Do you often get fans who say to you ‘Can you draw for me…’ at…