BDJ Specials

Once in a while, we release the complete versions of our interviews, as stand alone. They are the Books du Jour Specials.

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jean-Marie Blas de Robles, Steven Martini, Lisa Gardner, Barry Lancet, Ian Rankin, R. L Stine, Scott Turow, Peter James and Jon Land.

Host Frederic Colier interviews author, Karl Ove Knausgaard just prior to the release of the first volume of “My Struggle,” his six-volume opus. Interview was taped at the Brooklyn Book Festival during Summer 2012. We released an abridged version at the Fall 2012. This is the complete interview.  Unless proven otherwise too, Books du Jour was first to introduce Karl to US TV audience.

While visiting the Brooklyn Book Festival in 2013, host Frederic Colier talks with the winner of the 2009 Prix Médicis, Jean-Marie Blas de Robles, about his book, ‘Where Tigers Are At Home’, recently released in an English translation.

Steve Martini, master of international thriller novels, joins Books du Jour to talk about his life, his recent writing hiatus and finding a real-life murder victim next door.

Fear Nothing: not even your hair on fire. That’s Lisa Gardner‘s approach to becoming one of the most successful thriller writers today and the title of one of her latest books. Lisa cracks Frederic Colier up during this rollicking interview that careens from waitressing to international travel to living in the woods. Recorded at ThrillerFest 2014 in New York City.

From publishing to becoming a successful thriller writer in his own right, Barry Lancet shares some of his varied story from the land of the rising sun, where he has been living for the last twenty years, with Frederic Colier at ThrillerFest 2014 in New York City.

Edinburgh, Scotland resident Ian Rankin talked with Frederic Colier about his book, ‘Saints of the Shadow Bible’, his origins as a thriller writer and living in the same street as J. K. Rowling – until she moved.

Though it took several tries and even more lobbying, R.L. Stine finally sat down with Frederic Colier at ThrillerFest 2014 to talk about his latest efforts, writing and sharing his favorite fan letters of all time.

he Supreme Court and gypsies are on Scott Turow‘s mind as he visits with Frederic Colier at ThrillerFest 2014.

Who knew being the victim of a burglary could be so fulfilling and profitable? Peter James tells Frederic Colier all about it. Interview was taped at ThrillerFest 2014 in New York City.

Providence based author, Jon Land, talks about the brightest side of life in his new novel, Strong Darkness, with Frederic Colier at ThrillerFest 2014.

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