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Jan 18, 2018 Beaks & Geeks

THE IMMORTALISTS author, Chloe Benjamin, joins Amy to talk uncertainty, faith, family, and magic. The interview with the author starts at 10:50.

This episode features two special guests! The hosts of the Read It Forward podcast, Abbe and Emma, visit the show for a brief book discussion.

Jan 3, 2018 Beaks & Geeks

Sam Graham-Felsen, former chief blogger for Obama, joins Amy to talk about his first novel, GREEN. Set in 1992 Boston, the book follows middle-schooler David as he grapples with racism and white privilege.

Dec 20, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Tochi Onyebuchi joins Amy to talk about his debut YA fantasy book, BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT.

They talk Nigerian food, anime, and much more.

Nov 9, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Brit Bennett, author of THE MOTHERS, joins Amy to talk about nuance in fiction, adapting for the screen, and the value of gossip.

Oct 26, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Francesca Hornak joins Amy to talk about her debut novel, SEVEN DAYS OF US. They discuss creaky family estates, awkward moments, gruesome diseases and much more.

Oct 10, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Roger Hodge, author of Texas Blood, joins Amy to talk all things Texas. They touch on family history, pilgrimages, Cormac McCarthy, and the borderlands.

Sep 29, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Camille Bordas joins Amy to talk about the loneliness of academia, why she likes to imagine which tv shows her characters would watch, and her personal rules for fiction. Learn about her new novel, HOW TO BEHAVE IN A CROWD.

Sep 7, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Celeste Ng, author of the hit debut novel, EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU joins Amy to talk about her new book, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE.

They discuss family secrets, blowing stuff up, empathy in character building and much more.

Aug 30, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Chiara Barzini joins Amy to talk about her new novel THINGS THAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE EARTHQUAKE. They cover translation, reckless teenage days, and culture shock.

Aug 16, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Camille Aubray joins Amy to talk about her book, COOKING FOR PICASSO, which follows a young woman whose life changes when she spends a summer cooking for Picasso. They cover provençal cuisine, writing in the south of France, and Picasso’s many love affairs.

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