An Interview with Scott Turow '70 and Harlan Coben '84

Scott  Turow '70
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Innocent by Scott Turow '70

"Amateurs wait for the Muse to arrive; the rest of us just get to work." Best-selling Amherst novelists Scott Turow and Harlan Coben compare notes on book titles, the best times of day to write and the motivational power of artificial deadlines.


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Harlan Coben '84

With over 47 millions books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben's last three consecutive novels, Caught,  Long Lost and Hold Tight all debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and lists around the world. His next thriller Live Wire will be out in early spring 2011. His books are published in 40 languages and have been number one bestsellers in over a dozen countries. He is the winner of the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award - the first author to win all three. Harlan lives in New Jersey with his wife, Anne Armstrong-Coben MD, a pediatrician, and their four children.