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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]
AOT #477: T. C. Boyle Podcasts The Harder They Come
Critically-acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author T. C. Boyle reads from and discusses his eagerly anticipated new novel The Harder They Come, a powerful, gripping novel that examines the roots of violence and anti-authoritarianism inherent in the American character. As he explores a father’s legacy of violence and his powerlessness in relating to his equally violent son, Boyle offers unparalleled psychological insights into the American... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #476: Andrew Gross Podcasts One Mile Under
New York Times bestselling author Andrew Gross reads from and discusses his new novel One Mile Under, a propulsive thriller set amid the drought-stricken oil country of Colorado’s beautiful high plains. In this new story, Ty Hauck makes his long-awaited return – rallying beaten-down farmers and ranchers against a giant energy company in a deadly confrontation involving murder, retaliation, and cover-up.
($26.99) William Morrow ISBN... [Listen to this podcast]
AOT #475: Ann Packer Podcasts The Children’s Crusade
Ann Packer, the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of The Dive From Clausen’s Pier, joins us in conversation with bestselling Colorado author Eleanor Brown, to discuss Packer’s new novel The Children’s Crusade. A sweeping, masterful book that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family over the course of five decades, The Children’s Crusade is an extraordinary... [Listen to this podcast]
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]
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