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Episode #224: Gabriel Urza (“All That Followed”)

Gabriel Urza (“All That Followed”) joins the show. We discuss Gabriel’s powerful debut novel that explores how startling situations unfold from small decisions.   Show Notes You can purchase All That Followed wherever books are sold. Follow Gabriel on Twitter.

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Episode #221: Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University, “Urban Flight”)

Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University, “Urban Flight”) joins the show. We welcome Jonathan back to the program to discuss his novel about New York’s past. 1975 was a year when the sprawling city felt completely helpless and residents felt trapped with

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Episode #219: Helen Phillips (“The Beautiful Bureaucrat”)

Helen Phillips (Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, “The Beautiful Bureaucrat”) joins the show. We discuss her novel that is an honest look at the disappointing but ultimate pleasure┬áthat can be felt when dealing with monotonous forces.  

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Episode #216: J.S. Law (“Tenacity”)

J.S. Law (“Tenacity”) joins the show. We discuss his debut novel about a recently reassigned female investigator trying to solve a case despite so many forces working against her.   Show Notes You can purchase Tenacity wherever books are sold.

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Episode #215: Judith Viorst (“Wait For Me”)

Judith Viorst (“Wait for Me: And Other Poems About the Irritations and Consolations of a Long Marriage”) joins the show. We discuss how her long-standing marriage translates into poetry as well as our passion for books.   Show Notes You

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Episode #214: Michael Golding (“A Poet of the Invisible World”)

Michael Golding (“A Poet of the Invisible World”) joins the show. We discuss his thirteenth-century story that is generating comparisons to “Siddhartha” and “The Arabian Nights.”   Show Notes You can purchase A Poet of the Invisible World wherever books

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Episode #211: Gwendolyn Womack (“The Memory Painter”)

Gwendolyn Womack (“The Memory Painter”) joins the show. We discuss her fascinating novel that features a love story spanning thousands of years across the globe.   Show Notes You can purchase The Memory Painter wherever books are sold. More information

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Episode #201: Benjamin Johncock (“The Last Pilot”)

Benjamin Johncock (“The Last Pilot”) joins the show. We discuss the debut novel that tackles complicated domestic issues during the Space Race.     Show Notes You can purchase The Last Pilot wherever books are sold. Follow Ben on Twitter.

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Episode #200: Maggie Mitchell (“Pretty Is”)

Maggie Mitchell (“Pretty Is”) joins the show. We discuss her debut novel that takes readers on an extremely suspenseful ride and harrowing journey.     Show Notes You can purchase Pretty Is wherever books are sold. Follow Maggie on Twitter.

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Episode #192: Jeffrey Rotter (Writer, “The Only Words That Are Worth Remembering”)

Jeffrey Rotter (“The Only Words That Are Worth Remembering”) joins the show. We discuss his new novel that is wildly original and creates a very unique portrayal of a futuristic America.       Show Notes You can purchase┬áThe Only

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