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Candid Conversations with Authors

Archives: 2015
Dec 15, 2015 Fiction

George Saunders calls our guest host, Emily Hughes, to talk about The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.

Dec 14, 2015 Miscellaneous

David Ebershoff, author of The Danish Girl, talks with Lisa Rosman from to discuss his novel and the movie adaptation.

Dec 11, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

I Eat Podcasts For Breakfast is a podcast for food lovers from Lisa Oz came on the show to share her favorite tips on holiday cooking. Check out the Oz Family Kitchen cookbook.

Dec 8, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

Sarah Vowell, author of Lafayette In The Somewhat United States, came on the show to talk about her new book.

Dec 4, 2015 Mystery / Thriller

Guest host John sits down with Robert Crais to discuss his newest novel, The Promise.

Dec 1, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

If you want to laugh for 38 minutes, listen to Wall Street Journal sports columnist, Jason Gay talk about his book, Little Victories.

Jason in Times Square part 1 (VIDEO):
Jason in Times Square part 2 (VIDEO):

Nov 24, 2015 Mystery / Thriller

Todd Moss, author of Minute Zero and The Golden Hour, talks about the Judd Ryker series, and how his experience as a former senior State Department official impacts his writing.

Nov 18, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

Jessica Abel joins us to talk about her new book, Out On The Wire, a comic book about narrative nonfiction radio. She praises editors, encourages workshops, and wants you to start your project!

Jessica’s podcast:

Margaret Atwood stops by the studio to discuss her new novel, The Heart Goes Last. Margaret reveals her fascination with Las Vegas, Elvis and Marilyn impersonators, as well as the strange reality behind sex robots.

Nov 3, 2015 Fiction

Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, came on Beaks & Geeks to talk about her new book about King David, The Secret Chord. She talks about myth vs. history, music, family, and the range of the human experience.

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