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Interview with Price Ainsworth, author of ‘A Minor Fall’

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Watch our author video interview, “15 minutes with… Price Ainsworth,” now! Here, we discuss his latest release, A Minor Fall, how his profession as an attorney helped inspire some of the events and characters in this debut, and if you can expect a follow up to A Minor Fall. You don’t want to miss this interview brought to you by Meryl Moss Media and BookTrib.com. Davy Jessie seems to have everything going for him. He’s a young personal injury lawyer working at a top Houston law firm. He has won a few cases on his own and has had the opportunity to work closely with the firm’s flashy senior partner – Tim Sullivan. Sullivan is a brilliant lawyer. His undeniable gift for…

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Allan Topol Takes on China in 13th Novel, ‘Washington Power Play’

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Author Allan Topol is at it again, this time with his latest release and 13th novel, Washington Power Play (SelectBooks, May 16, 2017). Below, Topol discusses how he chose between writing about China or Russia and what his writing has done for him personally. You don’t want to miss this Q&A with Allan Topol below. BookTrib: How is Washington Power Play timely in today’s political climate? Allan Topol: The two critical geopolitical issues at the heart of Washington Power Play are a foreign government’s interference in a U.S. Presidential election and the competition between the U.S. and China for world domination. Both of these issues are at the forefront of the news on a daily basis. With respect to foreign…

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Real-Life Indiana Jones Gary Vikan Reveals the Truth about World’s Art Treasures

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Anyone who has seen an Indiana Jones movie has regarded it with a sense of disbelief. Would an Ivy League scholar with a doctorate in ancient history really find himself in the middle of all kinds of shady characters, sketchy situations and stolen art? According to Gary Vikan Ph.D., an expert in late ancient and early medieval art who has helped collect priceless artwork for leading museums, duplicitous government officials and shady dealers are par for the course. In fact, it’s the art world’s dirty little secret—the glittering treasures on their pedestals and priceless paintings in their burnished frames that adorn museum walls are often either stolen or forged. How often? According to Newsweek, the U.S. Department of Justice and…

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The Books We’re Crazy about on National Book Lovers Day!

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It’s National Book Lovers Day and as you would expect, we’re pretty flipping happy here at BookTrib! It’s basically our holiday. So while you’re sitting at your desk, up to your ears in work, we’ve decided to take the day and just — read. Curious about what we’re reading? We’ve compiled a list just for you! Here are the books we’re currently obsessing over that we just had to share with our fellow books lovers on National Book Lovers Day: Sacred and Stolen: Confessions of a Museum Director, Gary Vikan (SelectBooks, September 20, 2016) JeriAnn: I always thought that the Indiana Jones movies were a ridiculous exaggeration—surely no one in archeology or art would treat a historic relic so brutally. Where were…

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