Monday, December 19, 2016

Podcast - Alexander Weinstein

Alexander Weinstein's fiction has appeared in Notre-Dame Review, Pleiades,Southern Indiana Review, and other journals. His stories have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes, and appear in the anthologies 2013 New Stories from the Midwest, and the 2014 & 2015 Lascaux Prize Stories. Today we'll be talking about his debut collection, Children of the New World, which is published by Picador.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Podcast - Beth Macy

Beth Macy is a journalist having written for The Roanoke Times and has contributed essays to The New York Times.  She's written two best-selling books of non-fiction. The first was Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local -- and Helped Save an American Town, and today we'll be talking about Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Podcast - Christine Kendall

Before becoming an author, Christine Kendall worked in the field of law firm talent management, where she coordinated the NAACP 50th anniversary commemoration of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision. Today we'll be talking about her debut novel for young adults, Riding Chance, which is published by Scholastic Press.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Podcast - Ashton Lee

Linda Lloyd welcomes Ashton Lee to the Book Talk studios to chat about Queen of the Cookbooks, the 5th installment of his Cherry Cola Book Club series. Librarian Maura Beth McShay is busy getting ready for the grand opening of Cherico, Mississippi's new, state-of-the-art library, when she is beset not just by skulduggery in the cook book competition, but also by protesters who want to control which books go on the library's shelves.

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