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AOT #487: Helen Thorpe Podcasts Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Award-winning, bestselling Colorado author Helen Thorpe, reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of her book Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War. This powerfully moving account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, shows how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families. Deeply reported and beautifully written, Soldier Girls is truly groundbreaking.
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AOT #486: Gary Hart Podcasts The Republic of Conscience
Senator Gary Hart represented Colorado in the U.S. Senate from 1975 to 1987. He is the author of fifteen books, including The Shield, The Cloak, and Restoration of the Republic. Hart has lectured at Yale, the University of California, and Oxford, where he earned a doctor of philosophy in politics. A lifelong Democratic reformer, he is currently a professor at the University of Colorado, a distinguished fellow at the New America Foundation, and chairman... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #485: Charlie Burrell & Mitch Handelsman Podcast The Life of Charlie Burrell
A Denver jazz legend, Charlie Burrell joined the Denver Symphony in 1949 as the first person of color under contract with a major orchestra. In 1959 he moved to San Francisco to become the first person of color in the San Francisco Orchestra. In his more than 60 years as a professional musician, he played for conductors including Arthur Fiedler and Pierre Monteux, and worked with a who’s who of jazz greats – appearing on stage with the... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #484: Laura Lane McNeal Podcasts Dollbaby
Laura Lane McNeal reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of her debut novel Dollbaby, a big-hearted coming-of-age story set in civil rights-era New Orleans-a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets. “A vivid portrayal of post-war New Orleans, lush and evocative in its descriptions, McNeal’s unique voice shines through surprising and pleasing the reader. Fans of Pat Conroy and Sue Monk Kidd will enjoy this new Southern talent.”... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #483: Dan Hampton Podcasts The Hunter Killers
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Dan Hampton, the author of the national bestsellers Viper Pilot and Lords of the Sky, as well as a novel, The Mercenary, discusses his new book The Hunter Killers: The Extraordinary Story of the First Wild Weasels, the Band of Maverick Aviators Who Flew the Most Dangerous Missions of the Vietnam War. Using first-hand accounts, declassified documents from both sides of the conflict, and featuring unpublished photographs,... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #482: Andrew Hartman Podcasts A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
Andrew Hartman, associate professor of history at Illinois State University and the author of Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American School, discusses his new book A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars. As an ever-more partisan, but also an ever-more diverse and accepting America continues to find its way in a changing world, A War for the Soul of America reminds us of how we got here, and what all the shouting... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #481: Neal Stephenson Podcasts Seveneves
Neal Stephenson, the New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon, reads from and discusses his eagerly anticipated new book Seveneves, an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic — a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years. A writer of dazzling genius and imaginative vision, Neal Stephenson combines science, philosophy, technology, psychology, and literature in a magnificent... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #480: Heidi Pitlor Podcasts The Daylight Marriage, Erika Krouse Podcasts Contenders
Editor and novelist Heidi Pitlor and Colorado author Erika Krouse talk about writing and discuss their new novels.
Heidi Pitlor, who as an editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt worked with Salman Rushdie, Alice Sebold, Richard Russo, Elizabeth Strout, and others presents her critically acclaimed novel The Daylight Marriage.
($24.95) Algonquin ISBN # 9781616203689. You can visit Heidi Pitlor‘s official web site as well.
Erika Krouse, who currently... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #479: Craig Johnson Podcasts Dry Bones
Bestselling Wyoming author Craig Johnson reads from and discusses Dry Bones, the newest installment in his beloved Walt Longmire mystery series. When Jen, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found surfaces in Sheriff Walt Longmire’s jurisdiction, it appears to be a windfall for the High Plains Dinosaur Museum-until Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne rancher on whose property the remains were discovered, turns up dead, floating... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #478: Sam Quinones Podcasts Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
Acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones discusses his revelatory new book Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic. In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America – addiction like no other the... [Listen to this podcast]
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