Earlier this year, Picador author Emma Straub went to Penguin's Book Expo America party in New York. She pinned down the authors present and asked them the questions you'll be desperate to know the answers to: do gay men really not get fat? what book should Mitt Romney read next? what's it like being the Justin Bieber of the book world?

Watch the video here

Read more about Emma's new novel, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, here