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AOT #474: Benjamin Percy Podcasts The Dead Lands
Benjamin Percy, the author of Red Moon and The Wilding, reads from and discusses his critically acclaimed new post-apocalyptic thriller The Dead Lands. “Benjamin Percy’s The Dead Lands is a case of wonderful writing and compulsive reading. You will not come across a finer work of sustained imagination this year. Good God, what a tale. Don’t miss it.”- Stephen King
($26.00) Grand Central Publishing ISBN # 9781455528240. You... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #473: Francine Mathews Podcasts Too Bad to Die
Bestselling Colorado author Francine Mathews, who also writes the beloved Jane Austen mystery series under the name Stephanie Barron, reads from and discusses her new novel Too Bad to Die, a tense and enthralling historical thriller in which British Naval Intelligence officer Ian Fleming attempts to foil a Nazi plot to assassinate FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. Brilliantly inventive, utterly gripping and suspenseful, Too Bad to Die is Mathews’s... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #472: Joseph Kanon Podcasts Leaving Berlin
Joseph Kanon, the bestselling author of Istanbul Passage, discusses his new novel Leaving Berlin, a sweeping, atmospheric novel of postwar East Berlin, a city caught between political idealism and the harsh realities of Soviet occupation. Filled with intrigue, and the moral ambiguity of conflicted loyalties, Kanon’s new novel is a compelling thriller and a love story that brings a shadowy period of history vividly to life.
($27.00) Atria... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #471: Cory Doctorow Podcasts Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free
Award winning science fiction author, activist, blogger and journalist Cory Doctorow discusses Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free, which takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. The co-editor of Boing Boing, he is the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group.
($22.00) McSweeney’s Books ISBN # 9781940450285. You can visit Cory Doctorow‘s official... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #470: Gretchen Rubin Podcasts Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
Gretchen Rubin, author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, has helped millions of readers to get happier. Rubin reads from and discusses her new book Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives, in which she tackles the critical question: How can we make good habits and break bad ones?
($26.00) Crown ISBN # 9780385348614. You can visit Gretchen Rubin‘s official web site... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #469: Cat Warren Podcasts What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs
Cat Warren is a university professor and former journalist with an admittedly odd hobby: She and her German shepherd have spent the last seven years searching for the dead. Solo is a cadaver dog. What started as a way to harness Solo’s unruly energy and enthusiasm soon became a calling that introduced her to the hidden and fascinating universe of working dogs, their handlers, and their trainers. Warren reads from and discusses her fascinating... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #468: Tim Johnston Podcasts Descent
Prize-winning, critically acclaimed author Tim Johnston reads from and discusses his debut novel Descent. Written with a precision that captures every emotion, every moment of fear, as each member of a family searches for answers after one goes missing, Descent is a perfectly crafted thriller that races like an avalanche toward its heart-pounding conclusion, and heralds the arrival of a master storyteller.
“Johnston has a poet’s eye... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #467: Jennifer Chiaverini Podcasts Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule
Jennifer Chiaverini, the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival, reads from and discusses her new historical novel Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule. In her new book, Chiaverini imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general’s wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake-until she forged a proud... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #466: Philip Connors Podcasts All the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found
Philip Connors, the prize-winning author of Fire Season, reads from and discusses his new memoir All the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found, the heartrending story of his troubled years before finding solace in the wilderness. In his debut Fire Season, Philip Connors recounted with lyricism, wisdom, and grace his decade as a fire lookout high above remote New Mexico. Now he tells the story of what made solitude on the mountain so attractive: the... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #465: Kyle Boelte Podcasts The Beautiful Unseen
Kyle Boelte reads from and discusses his unique memoir The Beautiful Unseen: Variations on Fog and Forgetting. At age thirty, Boelte finds himself living in San Francisco, amidst an ever-changing sea of fog, and struggling to remember his brother Kris, who committed suicide in the family’s Denver home when Boelte was just thirteen. In this impressive debut, Boelte sets up a dual narrative: one investigates San Francisco’s climate to explain... [Listen to this podcast]
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