Saturday, July 25, 2009

Book Talk Podcast - Frank McNair

Stephen Usery talks to Frank McNair about The Golden Rules for Managers: 119 Incredible Lessons for Leadership Success, his collection of pithy maxims for managers new and experienced.

Book Talk Podcast - Simon Van Booy

In this episode of Book Talk, Stephen Usery interviews British writer Simon Van Booy about his second collection of short stories Love Begins in Winter.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Author E. Lynn Harris Passes Away at 54

One of Arkansas's and America's most successful writers, E. Lynn Harris died Thursday, July 23rd.

Fayetteville (AR) Flyer article on his passing.

Here is Stephen Usery's 2008 interview of bestselling author E. Lynn Harris about his novel set in the world of college football, Just Too Good to Be True .

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Book Talk Podcast - Neil White

Stephen Usery interviews Neil White about his memoir, In the Sanctuary of Outcasts. It's an extremely moving telling of White's time in a federal prison for bank fraud in Carville, Louisiana which in the early 1990s shared facilities with the last American colony for survivors of leprosy, which is now known as Hansen's disease. The podcast has 17 extra minutes of conversation!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Book Talk Podcast - Mary Kay Andrews

Linda Lloyd talks to Mary Kay Andrews about her latest, juicy slice of southern hi jinks in The Fixer Upper. Download, listen, enjoy!

Book Talk Podcast - John Hart

Stephen Usery interviews Edgar Award-winning author John Hart about his latest thriller, The Last Child, in which a teenage boy searches for his sister a year after her abduction. Download the podcast today!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Book Talk Podcast - Izzy Rose

Stephen Usery talks to Izzy Rose about her memoir The Package Deal: My (not-so) Glamorous Transition from Single Gal to Instant Mom. Download the podcast today!

Book Talk Podcast - Karen Essex

Stephen Usery interviews Karen Essex about her latest historical novel, Stealing Athena which looks at women involved in the creation of the Parthenon and the British removal of many statues from there in the early 19th century.