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Ryan Graudin on "Wolf by Wolf" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair

Ryan Graudin on "Wolf by Wolf" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair

Host Rich Fahle and guest host Ridley Pearson talk with Ryan Graudin about her latest novel, “Wolf by Wolf,” at the 2015 Miami Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule. To commemorate their Great Victory, they host the Axis Tour: an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents. The prize? An audience with the highly reclusive… Read Article →

Paula McLain on "Circling the Sun" & Sara Gruen on "At the Water's Edge" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair

Paula McLain on "Circling the Sun" & Sara Gruen on "At the Water's Edge" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair

Host Rich Fahle talks with Paula McLain and Sara Gruen about their latest books at the 2015 Miami Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: (Circling the Sun: A Novel) Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman—Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught… Read Article →

Claudia Rankine on Serena Williams at the 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Claudia Rankine on Serena Williams at the 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

In this short interview excerpt, poet Claudia Rankine (Citizen: An American Lyric) discusses tennis star Serena Williams, chosen as Sports Illustrated Athlete of the Year 2015. Recorded at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, 2015. Women authors, Serena Williams, women athletes it seems to me you're a tennis fan I'm serving this to you right about Serena and Venus Williams in the book a couple of times and how… Read Article →

Mary Norris on "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen" at 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Mary Norris on "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen" at 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Mary Norris talks with host Rich Fahle about her new book, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker’s copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a… Read Article →

Amy Wilentz on "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti" at the 2016 AWP Book Fair

Amy Wilentz on "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti" at the 2016 AWP Book Fair

Amy Wilentz talks with Rich Fahle about on her latest, Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER A foreign correspondent on a simple story becomes, over time and in the pages of this book, a lover of Haiti, pursuing the heart of this beautiful and confounding land into its darkest corners and brightest clearings. Farewell, Fred Voodoo is a… Read Article →

Ruth Ozeki on "A Tale For the Time Being" at 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair

Ruth Ozeki on "A Tale For the Time Being" at 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair

Ruth Ozeki talks with host Rich Fahle about her novel, A Tale For the Time Being, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there’s only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates’ bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived more than a… Read Article →

Ada Limon on "Bright Dead Things" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Ada Limon on "Bright Dead Things" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Ada Limon talks with Rich Fahle about her novel, Bright Dead Things, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER Bright Dead Things examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately “disorderly, and marvelous, and ours.” A book of bravado and introspection, of 21st… Read Article →

Cecelia Ahern on "Flawed" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Cecelia Ahern on "Flawed" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Guest host Anthony Breznican and host Rich Fahle talk with Cecelia Ahern about her book, “Flawed” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine encounters a situation where she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule… Read Article →

Helen MacDonald on "H Is For Hawk" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Helen MacDonald on "H Is For Hawk" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Helen MacDonald talks with host Rich Fahle about her latest book, H Is For Hawk, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, Helen had never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk, but in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral… Read Article →

Laura Kasischke on "Mind of Winter" and "The Infinitesimals" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Laura Kasischke on "Mind of Winter" and "The Infinitesimals" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Laura Kasischke talks with Rich Fahle about her latest literary work, Mind of Winter and The Infinitesimals at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Laura Kasischke, the critically acclaimed and nationally bestselling poet and author ofThe Raising, returns Mind of Winter, a dark and chilling thriller that combines domestic drama with elements of psychological suspense and horror—an addictive tale of denial and guilt that is part… Read Article →

Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee on "Maybe A Fox" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee on "Maybe A Fox" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Host Rich Fahle talks with author Kathi Appelt Alison McGhee about her book. “Maybe A Fox” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: ‘Worlds collide in a spectacular way when Newbery and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt and Pulitzer Prize nominee and #1 New York Times bestseller Alison McGhee team up to create a fantastical, heartbreaking, and gorgeous tale about two sisters, a fox cub,… Read Article →

Ruta Sepetys on "Salt to the Sea" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Ruta Sepetys on "Salt to the Sea" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Host Rich Fahle talks with author Ruta Sepetys about her latest book, “Salt to the Sea” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets. Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war. As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for… Read Article →

Lauren Oliver on “Replica” and “Before I Fall” at Book Expo America 2016

Lauren Oliver on “Replica” and “Before I Fall” at Book Expo America 2016

Lauren Oliver talks “Replica” and “Before I Fall – Enhanced Edition” with host Rich Fahle at Book Expo America 2016. FROM THE PUBLISHER (Replica): Gemma has been in and out of hospitals since she was born. ‘A sickly child’, her lonely life to date has revolved around her home, school and one best friend, Alice. But when she discovers her father’s connection to the top secret Haven research facility, currently… Read Article →

Jennifer Weiner on “The Littlest Bigfoot” at Book Expo America 2016

Jennifer Weiner on “The Littlest Bigfoot” at Book Expo America 2016

Jennifer Weiner discusses “The Littlest Bigfoot” with host Rich Fahle at Book Expo America 2016. FROM THE PUBLISHER: From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner comes a laugh-out-loud funny and painstakingly real tale of friendship, furry creatures, and finding the place where you belong. Twelve-year-old Alice Mayfield is uncomfortable in her own skin. Ignored by her family, shipped off to boarding school, Alice slips through the world unseen and… Read Article →

Tahereh Mafi on "Shatter Me" & "Furthermore" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Tahereh Mafi on "Shatter Me" & "Furthermore" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Author Tahereh Mafi talks with guest host Victoria Aveyard and host Rich Fahle about her latest book, “Furthermore” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. The day Father disappears from Ferenwood he takes nothing but… Read Article →

Lois Lowry on "Looking Back: A Book of Memories" at 2016 National Book Festival

Lois Lowry on "Looking Back: A Book of Memories" at 2016 National Book Festival

Host Rich Fahle talks with Lois Lowry on her latest book, “Looking Back: A Book of Memories. FROM THE PUBLISHER: In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry’s writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own—her life. This new edition features a… Read Article →

Jodi Picoult on "Small Great Things: A Novel" at Book Expo America 2016

Jodi Picoult on "Small Great Things: A Novel" at Book Expo America 2016

Host Rich Fahle interviews Jodi Picoult about her upcoming book, “Small Great Things: A Novel” at Book Expo America 2016. FROM THE PUBLISHER: an African-American nurse, has worked at a CT hospital for nearly twenty years as a labor and delivery nurse. So when a young couple, Turk and Brittany, come into the hospital to have their baby, it is business as usual — until Turk calls in Ruth’s white… Read Article →

Maggie Stiefvater on “The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4)” at Book Expo America 2016

Maggie Stiefvater on “The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4)” at Book Expo America 2016

Maggie Stiefvater discusses her latest novel, “The Raven King” with host Rich Fahle at Book Expo America 2016. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Nothing living is safe. Nothing dead is to be trusted. For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest: Ronan, who steals from dreams; Adam, whose life is no longer his own; Noah, whose life is… Read Article →