Friday, April 29, 2011

Podcast - Mark Childress "Georgia Bottoms"

Stephen Usery interviews Mark Childress about his new novel Georgia Bottoms. Georgia Bottoms is a special woman who provides a special service to the important men of Six Points, Alabama, all while trying to maintain her family's stately home with her mother's slide in to dementia, complicated by old-school racism, and her brother's small-time criminal inclinations making things more and more difficult.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Podcast - Keith Thomson "Twice a Spy"

Stephen welcomes Keith Thomson back to the program to talk about his new comedic international thriller Twice a Spy. Picking right up after Once a Spy, Charlie Clark and his former-spy and Alzheimer-patient father Drummond are searching for a nuclear weapon to save both one life in particular and many others in general.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Podcast - Les Standiford and Joe Matthews "Bringing Adam Home"

Stephen Usery interviews Les Standiford and Joe Matthews about their book Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction that Changed America. It's the story of the kidnapping and murder of six year-old Adam Walsh in Hollywood, Florida in 1981, the bungled investigation and the movement to bring the plight of missing children to national attention.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Podcast - Kim Severson "Spoon Fed"

Stephen Usery interviews New York Times Atlanta bureau chief, Kim Severson. Her memoir Spoon Fed:How Eight Cooks Saved My Life is new in paperback, and it looks back at her career as a food and dining writer in Alaska, San Francisco, and New York, as well as her family's food traditions rooted in her mother's Italian heritage.