Monday, March 30, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Podcast - Bill Loehfelm

Bill Loehfelm made a splash with two stand-alone crime novels, Blood Root and Fresh Kills. 2011 saw character Maureen Coughlin debut in The Devil She Knows, 2013 brought us The Devil in Her Way, and Sarah Chrichton books has just published the third installment of the series, Doing the Devil's Work.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Podcast - Alan Lightman

Dr. Alan Lightman has taught astrophysics at Harvard and MIT and writing at MIT. Best known to literary audiences for his novel Einstein's Dreams, Lightman's new book is Screening Room, a memoir about growing up in in a family known for running one of the largest movie theater chains in the South.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Podcast - Moriah McStay

Moriah McStay recently stopped by the Book Talk studio to chat about her debut young adult novel, Everything That Makes You, which is available from Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of Harper Collins. It's two stories about Fiona Doyle and the very different paths her life could have taken based on if an accident had scarred her face when she was young or not.

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Podcast M. O. Walsh

M.O. Walsh is the director of the creative writing program at the University of New Orleans, and his pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Southern Review, and The Best New American Voices. Putnam has recently published his debut novel, My Sunshine Away, which has already appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Podcast - Ravi Howard

Ravi Howard was an Emmy Award-winning television producer and is now a respected writer of fiction. His first novel, Like Trees, Walking was a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. His new novel, Driving the King, is now available from Harper. It's the story of Nathaniel Weary, a childhood friend of Nat King Cole's who is sent to prison for defending Cole from a racist assault and the opportunities Weary has after his release.

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