From poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest and humanitarian Chris Abani,
comes his latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his
dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile and rebirth. Part 1 of
Halloween is just around the corner, so we have a double treat for you on
today's episode. Mary Helen Stefaniak is here to talk about her two new
books: The World of Pondside, a rollicking, cyber mystery set in a
retirement home, and The Six-Minute Memoir: Fifty-Five Short ...
Photojournalist Cammie Toloui joins us on Between the Covers to talk about
her photoessay book $5 For Three Minutes. The new book explores
Cammie's time as a stripper at San Francisco's Lusty Lady Theater, where
she photographed the people who paid for peep shows, revers...
On today's episode, our guest is novelist Jonathon Evison, author of the New
York Times bestsellers Lawn Boy, West of Here, and All About Lulu. We talk
with Jonathon about his new novel, Small World, an epic American tale that
The New York Times Book Rev...
On today's episode, we speak with Omar El Akkad about his novel What Strange
Paradise, recently released in paperback. Called “an instant classic” by
the New York Times, What Strange Paradise is the searing story about one
boy’s perilous journey toward safety in a desperate...
Fans of beloved writer, Dear Sugar columnist, and writing teacher Steve
Almond rejoice as we talk to the author about his first novel All the Secrets
of the World.
Sara Lippman of the Chicago Review of Books says: "All the Secrets of the
World is a masterful, nervy, comple...
On today's episode, our guest is Julia Glass, author of the new novel Vigil
Harbor from Pantheon.
Vigil Harbor is a rich, complex delve into the lives of one community in the
near future wrestling with climate disaster, pandemics, domestic terrorism,
and family dissolution...
On today's episode, our guest is Sara A. Mueller, author of the new novel The
Bone Orchard from Tor Books.
The Bone Orchard is speculative fiction about a world of politics and
murder in a meticulously created world of intrigue and brutality. According
to Buzzfeed magazine...
On today's episode, our guest is Rebecca Brown, author of the new cycle of
essays You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe from Chatwin Books. In the
new book, Brown explores life's biggest questions: time, memory, love, and
how we endure.
Brown is the author of ten books ...