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Publishers Weekly author interview

Highlights from PW’s Bookroom Editor, Drucilla Schultz’s 11/21/16 interview with the author:   “Indie author Ben Batchelder – who describes writing as his fourth (and final) career – says that he didn’t write his second book.  Rather, To Belém & Back ‘first wrote me.’” “His tale of traveling the backroads […]


Publishers Weekly gives coveted ★ Star to “Belém & Back”

“An insightful and poignant account… As in the very best travelogues, the author seamlessly combines the personal, the political, and the cultural…[along with] the philosophical, via thought-provoking reflections…” See the full review at Publishers Weekly booklife page; and, if you’re fast, see the book’s positioning in their weekly reviews here. […]