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Episode #202: Bill Dettloff (“Ezzard Charles”, Ring Theory)

Bill Dettloff (“Ezzard Charles: A Boxing Life”) joins the show. We discuss the remarkable career of boxer Ezzard Charles who despite being an all-time great in his era, largely has gone ignored.     Show Notes You can purchase Ezzard

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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 #198: Kent Babb (Washington Post, “Not a Game”)

Kent Babb (Washington Post, “Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson”) joins the show. We discuss what made Allen Iverson such an incredible basketball player, was also responsible for his eventual demise.     Show

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Episode #197: Tyrell Cannon (“Speculative Relationships”, Comics)

Tyrell Cannon (“Speculative Relationships”, Comics) joins the show. We discuss his upcoming releases, the proper way to find a book in public, and what movies are appropriate to take your girlfriend to see. Among other things… Show Notes Support Tyrell’s

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Episode #196: Brin-Jonathan Butler (“The Domino Diaries”)

Brin-Jonathan Butler (“The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway’s Ghost in the Last Days of Castro’s Cuba”) joins the show. We discuss his time in Cuba and his exploration of what makes some prominent athletes

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Episode #195: Dean Jobb (Journalism Professor, “Empire of Deception”)

Dean Jobb (Journalism Professor, “Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation”) joins the show. We discuss how Leo Koretz pulled off one of the largest and most expensive scams

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Episode #194: Hampton Sides (“In the Kingdom of Ice”)

Hampton Sides (“In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette”) joins the show. We discuss the world’s fascination with the North Pole in the 19th century as well as the people obsessed with

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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 The Only

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Episode #190: Christian Kiefer (Writer, “The Animals”)

Christian Kiefer (“The Animals”) joins the show. We discuss his new novel that touches on some familiar themes in completely new surroundings.     Show Notes You can purchase The Animals wherever books are sold. More information about Christian available

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