Interviews - Authors

Judith Jones

A name synonymous with great writers and great chefs Judith Jones showed off her literary sleuthing with the discovery of The Diary of Anne Frank in Paris. She convinced Doubleday to acquire the U.S. rights and it will probably never be out of print.

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Elizabeth Bard

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Terrance Gelenter

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Olivia Snaije & Charlotte Puckett

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Martin Walker

After a 25 year career as a foreign correspondent for The Guardian, a post once held by Alistair Cooke, and later for UPI Martin Walker has settled in to a very agreeable life as an author and unofficial Cultural Ambassador of Le Périgord, dividing his time between Washington, DC and Le Bugue.

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Adam Begley

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Agnes Desarthe

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Maria Riva

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