Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Kimberly Willis Holt won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature in 1999 for her novel, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town. Henry Holt and Company recently released her novel, Dear Hank Williams, which set in Louisiana in the late 1940s.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Preston Lauterbach was last on to talk about his debut, The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'n'Roll. This time we discuss his newest non-fiction title,Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis, which is published by W.W. Norton.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Jason Miller has written for graphic novels, Rifftrax, the spin off of Mystery Science Theater 3000, and was recently named one of the funniest people on Twitter.This debut novel was recent published, and it's entitled Down Don't Bother Me. It's the story of a coal miner in southern Illinois who gets dragged into investigating a missing person case which threatens to bring the ceiling down on everyone.