Fiction

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Between the Covers on 08/11/11

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Donald Ray Pollock. If you found the raw depictions of last season's film WINTER BONE transfixing, then listen in as a master of Southern Goth storytelling. Donald Ray Pollock, discusses his latest novel, THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME. Donald Ray Po... Read more

Author Jumata Emill Jones, "Never Dead"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
About Never Dead by Jumata Emill Jones Emerson McGee has spent most of his life living with a secret, and the first-year law student’s menacing struggle with his sexuality is only the half of it. His wife, Danielle, has her own scars, thinly veiled behind her upper-middle ... Read more

Mystery writer Cara Black discusses "Murder in Passy"

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Cara Black, author of "Murder in Passy," the latest in her popular series of detective novels set in Paris and featuring Aimee Leduc. In her books Cara Black features a Paris little known outside the tourist track. In real life she lives in San... Read more

Author Sabur I M, Journey into a Man’s Broken Heart.

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk starts its "summer reads" series with an interview with novelist Sabur IM. This Gen-Xer discusses his book Journey into a Man’s Broken Heart with co-hosts Emma Jackon Ford and Patricia Welch.  Says IM, "I always heard people say, 'It's better to have loved a... Read more

Cary Groner on "Exiles," his novel set in Kathmandu

Airs at: Thu, 06/30/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Former Portlander Cary Groner talks about his novel Exiles, the story of an American volunteer doctor and his teenage daughter whose lives are irrevocably changed when they move to Kathmandu and find themselves in the midst of civil war. Cary Groner studied Buddhist medita... Read more

Scott Sparling's debut novel "Wire to Wire"-- memorable characters and a relentless pace

Airs at: Thu, 06/30/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host David Naimon interviews Portland writer Scott Sparling about his debut novel, Wire to Wire, from Tin House Books. A pick of the week by Publisher's Weekly, they call Wire to Wire "well crafted and thrilling, tying together an obvious love for both Michigan and railroa... Read more

Between the Covers on 06/16/11

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
In part two of today's Between the Covers host Ed Goldberg speaks with Portland writer Trevor Richardson about his debut novel "American Bastards," a surreal novel of self-discovery and hipster culture. In this novel a number of dead rock stars try to save the world, a ... Read more

Daniel Wilson talks about his novel "Robopocalypse"

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Portland writer, television host and robotics engineer Daniel Wilson, author of the technothriller "Robopocalypse," which explores the fate of the human race following a robot uprising. Wilson has an M.S. and P.H.D. in Robotics, and an ... Read more

Daniel Orozco

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Bruce Silverman interviews short story writer Daniel Orozco and he reads from his new collection "Orientation". Orozco also talks about how he writes--creating characters, wrting from one's own experience versus from someone else's perspective, and other tricks of the trade... Read more

Steve Earle's Novel "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive"

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Robyn Shanti interviews Steve Earle, musician, actor, and writer about his first novel, "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive", named after a Hank Williams song. The novel is set in San Antonio in 1963, and tells the story of a defrocked doctor and morphine addict. T... Read more