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Fiction

Conversations: John Kenney, "Love Poems for People with Children"

On this edition of Conversations, John Kenney talks about Love Poems for People with Children. Kenney is the New York Times bestselling author of the humorous poetry collection Love Poems for Married People, and the novels Talk to Me and Truth in Advertising, which won the Thurber Prize for American Humor.


Conversations: David Baldacci, "A Minute to Midnight"

On this edition of Conversations, Best selling author David Baldacci talks about his latest novel, A Minute to Midnight. It's the second novel to feature FBI agent Atlee Pine. Baldcacci has over 130 million in worldwide sales. He is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America.


Conversations: Ruta Sepetys, "The Fountains of Silence"

On this edition of Conversations, Ruta Sepetys talks about her latest novel, The Fountains of Silence, which is set in 1957 Madrid, during Franco's dictatorship. Sepetys is an internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of historical fiction. Her previous novels include Between Shades of Gray, Out of the Easy, and Salt to the Sea


Conversations: Marc Grossberg, "The Best People - A Tale of Trials and Errors"

On this edition of Conversations, Marc Grossberg talks about his debut novel, The Best People: A Tale of Trials and Errors. Grossberg has practiced law in his native Houston for more than 50 years. His first novel is a social satire and thriller that follows the rising career of Houston lawyer Paddy Moran.


 

Conversations: John Marrs, "The Passengers"

Don't trust the idea of self-driving cars? This novel won't change your mind. On this edition of Conversations, John Marrs talks about his latest novel, The Passengers. What happens when autonomous cars are high-jacked and social media is charged with determining who lives and who dies? Marrs is the author of numerous novels including The One, which is being made into a 10-part Netflix series.


Conversations: T. Jefferson Parker, "The Last Good Guy"

On this edition of Conversations, T. Jefferson Parker’s talks about his latest novel, The Last Good Guy, the third to feature private investigator Roland Ford. His first novel, Laguna Heat, was published to rave reviews in 1985 and made into an HBO movie just two years later. His subsequent novels—all dealing with crime, life and death, set against a sunny Southern California backdrop—have also been bestsellers.


Conversations: A. B. Jewell, "The Man Who Wouldn't Die"

On this edition of Conversations, A. B. Jewell talks about his humorous tech/noir debut novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Die. A. B. Jewell is the pseudonym for a Pulitzer Prize-winning technology reporter. The author behind the author has written numerous books including fiction and non-fiction, but using a pseudonym allows him to enter a new genre without readers having preconceived notions of what they will find.


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