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Best of AOT: Madeleine Albright Offers Advice for the Last President Elect Best of AOT: Madeleine Albright Offers Advice for the Last President Elect

After months and months and months of campaigning, political commercials, and robocalls, we have arrived at Election Day 2012. With any luck, when we go to sleep tonight we’ll all know the outcome of this election. Four years ago, former Secretary of State Madeleine... [Listen to this podcast]

Best of AOT: Deepak Chopra Tells the Story of Buddha Best of AOT: Deepak Chopra Tells the Story of Buddha

Next week we will podcast Deepak Chopra & Gotham Chopra, who recently visited the Tattered Cover book store’s LoDo location to speak about their new book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World. Deepak Chopra first visited... [Listen to this podcast]

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Other Authors On Tour

Mad Dog House by Mark Rubinstein Mad Dog House by Mark Rubinstein

Can people change? That’s the central theme of this gritty, debut novel by author Mark Rubinstein,... [Listen to this podcast]

Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman by Lakesia Johnson Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman by Lakesia Johnson

Throughout American history, black women have evoked strong reaction from American media and have... [Listen to this podcast]

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra by Adam English The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra by Adam English

The real story of Santa Claus, and why he became a saint. Religious historian Adam English looks... [Listen to this podcast]

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Book Store Event Podcasts - Live from the Tattered Cover

AOT #421: Phil Klay Podcasts Redeployment AOT #421: Phil Klay Podcasts Redeployment

Phil Klay reads from and discusses Redeployment, his critically acclaimed debut collection of stories. “Klay grasps both tough-guy characterization and life spent in the field, yet he also mines the struggle of soldiers to be emotionally freed from the images they can’t stop seeing. It’s clear that Klay, himself a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in Iraq, has parlayed his insider’s knowledge of soldier-bonding and... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #420: Michio Kaku Podcasts The Future of the Mind AOT #420: Michio Kaku Podcasts The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and cofounder of string field theory. Kaku, the New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace, discusses his new book The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind. With Dr. Kaku’s deep understanding of modern... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #419: Jennifer McMahon Podcasts The Winter People AOT #419: Jennifer McMahon Podcasts The Winter People

Jennifer McMahon, the author of six novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Island of Lost Girls and Promise Not to Tell, reads from and discusses her new novel The Winter People. West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter, Gertie. In this... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #418: TaraShea Nesbit Podcasts The Wives of Los Alamos AOT #418: TaraShea Nesbit Podcasts The Wives of Los Alamos

TaraShea Nesbit reads from and discusses her critically-acclaimed debut novel The Wives of Los Alamos. Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London, Chicago-and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret, including what their husbands were doing at the lab. “I... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #417: Len Vlahos Podcasts The Scar Boys AOT #417: Len Vlahos Podcasts The Scar Boys

Len Vlahos, former punk-pop indie band guitar player, longtime American Booksellers Association staffer-turned-COO, now executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, reads from and discusses his debut novel for teen readers The Scar Boys. In attempting to describe himself in his college application essay, Harbinger (Harry) Jones goes way beyond the 250-word limit and gives a full account of his life. A severely burned teenager, a guitar, punk... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #416: Willy Vlautin Podcasts The Free AOT #416: Willy Vlautin Podcasts The Free

Willy Vlautin, the award-winning author of The Motel Life, Northline and Lean on Pete, reads from and discusses his new novel The Free. “Courageous, powerful, and mercifully refreshing, The Free is nothing less than an affirmation, that rare novel about lost souls which dares to be hopeful in the face of despair. Vlautin’s hard knock characters will break your heart with their humanity and grace.”-Jonathan Evison, author of West... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #415: Nancy Sharp Podcasts Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living AOT #415: Nancy Sharp Podcasts Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living

Colorado author and blogger Nancy Sharp reads from and discusses her memoir Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living. Sharp’s moving story hinges on the day she delivered premature twins and her husband’s brain cancer returned after eighteen months in remission. In plainspoken language the story moves back through Nancy and her husband’s courtship and marriage-and forward through his death when the twins were two... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #414: Ishmael Beah Podcasts Radiance of Tomorrow AOT #414: Ishmael Beah Podcasts Radiance of Tomorrow

When Ishmael Beah‘s A Long Way Gone was published in 2007, it soared to the top of bestseller lists, becoming an instant classic: a harrowing account of Sierra Leone’s civil war and the fate of child soldiers that “everyone in the world should read” (The Washington Post). Beah, whom Dave Eggers has called “arguably the most read African writer in contemporary literature,” reads from and discusses his debut novel... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #413: Lisa Unger Podcasts In the Blood AOT #413: Lisa Unger Podcasts In the Blood

Award-winning, internationally bestselling mystery writer Lisa Unger reads from and discusses her new book In the Blood. “In the Blood is a psychological thriller that played me — in the best sense — from beginning to surprising end. I guarantee Lisa Unger will pull the rug out from under you more than once, so hold tight.” – Andrew Pyper ($25.99) Simon & Schuster ISBN # 9781451691177. You can visit Lisa Unger‘s... [Listen to this podcast]

AOT #412: George Saunders Podcasts Tenth of December AOT #412: George Saunders Podcasts Tenth of December

George Saunders, one of the most important and original writers of his generation, and an undisputed master of the short story, reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his bestselling collection Tenth of December. “A feat of inventiveness . . . This eclectic collection never ceases to delight with its at times absurd, surreal, and darkly humorous look at very serious subjects. . . . George Saunders makes you feel as though you... [Listen to this podcast]

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