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Beaks and Geeks

Candid Conversations with Authors

Articles Tagged “book recommendations”
Jan 14, 2016 Fiction

Helen Ellis, author of American Housewife, tells us how she started her not-so-anonymous Twitter account, @WhatIDoAllDay. We find out about her love for horror movies, cats, and marriage. Interview by guest host, Emily Hughes.

Jan 14, 2016 Miscellaneous

The Best of Beaks & Geeks Part 2:  As they approach 100 episodes, our hosts recap some of the most memorable writing advice and personal book recommendations from authors.

Featuring: Mohsin Hamid, Marlon James, Siobhan Adcock, CJ Box, Mary Oliver, Sabaa Tahir, Jojo Moyes, Todd Moss, Emma Straub, Brooke Davis, Sarah Vowell, Lev Grossman, Meg Gardiner, Damien Echols, Thomas Pierce, and Charlaine Harris.

Jan 13, 2016 Miscellaneous

As they approach 100 episodes, Lindsay and Amy recap some of the funniest and most surprising author responses on the show.

Featuring: Jodi Picoult, Mary Laura Philpott, Dave Barry, Jen Lancaster, Jason Gay, J. Ryan Stradal, Andy Weir, Jon Ronson, Dana Thomas, Ottessa Moshfegh, Kevin Breel, Mohsin Hamid, Sylvia Day, and Emma Straub.

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 Wordandfilm.com to discuss his novel and the movie adaptation.

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