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Conversations

The Talented Ribkins
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, Ladee Hubbard joins me to talk about her debut novel, The Talented Ribkins. Hubbard weaves the tale of the Ribkins family, who are each blessed with a special, but peculiar talent. The story centers on 72-year-old Johnny Ribkin and the road trip he takes with Eloise, the 13-year-old daughter of his deceased half-brother. Along the way she learns about her family heritage, and Johnny reevaluates his past. 

Peregrine Island
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 06:00

As a journalist, Diane Saxton wrote for Vanity Fair and the Huffington Post, among publications, before turning her storytelling skills to creating fiction.

Book of Summer
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, bestselling author, Michelle Gable joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Book of Summ

Blackout
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 06:00

Cyber Warfare is a growing concern. How vulnerable are we? On this edition of Conversations, I talk with novelist Marc Elsberg about his international bestselling thriller, Blackout, which explores what happens when a cyber attack turns off the power in Europe, the United States and beyond.

Ginny Moon
Wed, 07/05/2017 - 06:00

The title character of the novel Ginny Moon, is an autistic teenaged girl and the story that unfolds is told from her perspective.

The Night She Won Miss America
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Michael Callahan about his latest novel, The Night She Won Miss America.

The Ada Decades
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:00

Paula Martinack is an author, playwright, historian and professor at the University of North Carolina. Her debut novel Out of Time, won the 1990 Lambda Literary Ward for Lesbian Fiction. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with her about her latest novel, The Ada Decades. The title of the novel refers to the central character, Ada Shook. The story spans seven decades and opens with a 12-year-old Ada in 1947.

Razor Girl
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I’ll talk with Carl Hiaasen about his novel, Razor Girl, which is now out in paperback.

The Fix
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 09:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with David Baldacci about his latest novel, The Fix. The Fix is the third installment in a series of novels featuring the character, Amos Decker, who works as an FBI investigator. In this program, Baldacci explains what inspired him to create this character and how the character's abilities and back story drive the plot.

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