Saturday, August 28, 2010

Podcast - Kathleen Koch

Stephen Usery interviews former CNN correspondent Kathleen Koch about her new book Rising from Katrina: How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What Mattered. As we approach the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Koch recounts Bay St. Louis, Mississippi's experience during the storm and the slow path to recovery and rebuilding over the intervening years.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Podcast - Susan Gregg Gilmore

Stephen Usery interviews Nashville native Susan Gregg-Gilmore about her second novel, The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove, which has just hit bookstore shelves.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Interview with Stephen Usery

Are you interested in how the sausage known as Book Talk is made? Paul V. Griffith interviewed Stephen for the Humanities Tennessee literary website Chapter 16. You can read the interview here.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Podcast - Denise Hildreth

Stephen Usery interviews Denise Hildreth, author of the popular Savannah series, about her new stand-alone novel, Hurricanes in Paradise, which follows four women at a Caribbean resort as a storm bears down on the island.

Podcast - George Klein

Stephen talks to legendary radio man George Klein about his memoir Elvis:My Best Man: Radio Days Rock'n'Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Podcast - Alex Heard

Stephen Usery interviews Alex Heard about his new book The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex and Secrets in the Jim Crow South. It's a fascinating look at one of the most complex rape trials of the late forties and early fifties which captured the interest of people and governments around the world.