Saturday, December 27, 2008

Book Talk Podcast - Padma Viswanathan

Download our Book Talk podcast this week as Padma Viswanathan talks to Stephen Usery about her epic novel set in her ancestral homeland of the Tamil-speaking region of southern India. The Toss of a Lemon follows the life of a young Brahmin woman, Sivakami, who is widowed as a teenager, and is forced to live a life of seclusion as dictated by custom, while trying to keep her her family together.

Monday, December 22, 2008

Book Talk Podcast - Tom Andes

Stephen Usery speaks with Tom Andes about the new Voice Of Witness oral history collection Underground America which features narratives from undocumented workers living on the margins of American society. Download the podcast today.

Book Talk Podcast - Thomas Kinkade

Terri Murphy talks to the best-selling painter in American history, Thomas Kinkade, about his new retrospective Twenty-Five Years of Light. Download the podcast today.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Book Talk Podcast - Michael Connelly (with bonus material)

Our audio interview with the man GQ magazine calls the best mystery writer in the world, Michael Connelly is now available for download. He and Stephen talk about The Brass Verdict, the book that brings Mickey Haller and Harry Bosch together on the same case. The podcast features an additional 12 minutes of conversation that kept going after the cameras stopped, including where to find the missing chapter 12 from The Brass Verdict.

Book Talk Podcast - George Hamilton

Dowload Blytheville, Arkansas native George Hamilton's podcast interview with Stephen Usery about Hamilton's hilarious new memoir, Don't Mind If I Do. The podcast has a bonus story about Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle unavailable in the video interview!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Book Talk Video - George Hamilton

Book Talk Video - George Hamilton from stephen usery on Vimeo.

Guest: George HamiltonBook: Don't Mind If I Do (Touchstone)

Host: Stephen Usery

Date: 30 October 2008

Location: WYPL Studios, Benjamin L Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN

Director: Chris Carwile

Editor: Savannah Bearden

Producer: Stephen Usery

Come back in a couple of weeks for the audio podcast with a bonus story about Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle!