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Talking with Authors

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Talking with Authors is a weekly podcast with award winning and best-selling authors from around the world, spanning genres, topics, and ideas.

Talking with Authors is a weekly podcast with award winning and best-selling authors from around the world, spanning genres, topics, and ideas.

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Talking with Authors is a weekly podcast with award winning and best-selling authors from around the world, spanning genres, topics, and ideas.

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English

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Episodes

Joan Lunden: "Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation about Aging"

2/18/2021
This is the fifty-third episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is journalist, broadcaster, and New York Times Best Selling writer Joan Lunden. We spoke with her via Zoom in October of 2020 about her newest book "Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation about Aging" by publisher Forefront Books. Joan Lunden was a co-host on...

Duration:00:40:07

Connor Towne O'Neill: "Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy"

2/11/2021
This is the fifty-second episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is journalist Connor Towne O'Neill. We spoke with him via Zoom in October of 2020 about his book "Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy" by publisher Algonquin Books. Writer Connor Towne O’Neill is a...

Duration:00:31:39

Reid Forgrave: "Love, Zac"

2/4/2021
This is the fifty-first episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is journalist and sports writer Reid Forgrave. We spoke with him via Zoom in October of 2020 about his book “Love, Zac” by publisher Algonquin Books. Writer Reid Forgrave has spent most of his career covering sports. He’s done long form reporting on the Olympics, basketball,...

Duration:00:45:19

Laila Lalami: "Conditional Citizens"

1/28/2021
This is the fiftieth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and best selling author, Laila Lalami. We spoke with her via Zoom in October of 2020 about her newest book “Conditional Citizens” by publisher Pantheon Books. Laila Lalami is a naturalized US citizen of Arab descent born in Morocco. The professor of...

Duration:00:35:05

Jill Wine-Banks: “The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President”

1/21/2021
This is the forty-ninth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. The now celebrated and respected lawyer Jill Wine-Banks was a young prosecutor and only woman on the team during the Nixon impeachment hearings. In “The Watergate Girl”, she tells how she elicited this testimony and exchange from the president’s secretary about the missing audio from the...

Duration:00:46:24

Jan Greenberg: “World of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly”

1/14/2021
This is the forty-eighth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is the Best Selling author Jan Greenberg. We spoke with her in St. Louis in November of 2020 about her newest book “World of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly” by publisher Abrams Books. The award winning writer Jan Greenberg has penned books for adults and children about art...

Duration:00:36:11

Jasper Fforde: “The Constant Rabbit"

12/24/2020
This is the forty-fifth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is New York Times Best Selling author Jasper Fforde. We spoke with him via Zoom in October of 2020 about his newest book "The Constant Rabbit" by publisher Viking Books. The British novelist Jasper Fforde writes works of fantasy in what’s been called an “absurdist reality”...

Duration:00:33:02

Matt Haig: “The Midnight Library"

12/17/2020
This is the forty-fourth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is the Sunday Times best selling and award winning author Matt Haig. We spoke with him via Zoom in October of 2020 about his newest book “The Midnight Library" by publisher Viking Books. English writer Matt Haig has penned two dozen works…both children’s and adult…fiction...

Duration:00:39:56

Rachel Howzell Hall: “And Now She's Gone"

12/10/2020
This is the forty-third episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is Rachel Howzell Hall. We spoke with her via Zoom in September of 2020 about her newest book "And Now She's Gone" by publisher Macmillan. Rachel Howzell Hall is based in Los Angles and the author of 9 novels and many short stories and essays. She’s written science fiction,...

Duration:00:34:43

Ann Cleeves: “The Darkest Evening"

12/3/2020
This is the forty-second episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is New York Times Best Selling British crime novelist Ann Cleeves. We spoke with her via Zoom in September of 2020 about her newest book “The Darkest Evening" by publisher Macmillan. Ann Cleeves is the author of more than 30 books, some of which have spawned two TV series...

Duration:00:55:25

Yaa Gyasi: "Transcendent Kingdom"

11/26/2020
This is the forty-first episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is New York Times Best Selling author Yaa Gyasi. We spoke with her via Zoom in September of 2020 about her second and newest book “Transcendent Kingdom" by publisher Penguin Random House. Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama as a daughter of...

Duration:00:38:33

Elise Hooper: "Fast Girls"

11/19/2020
This is the fortieth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is author Elise Hooper. We spoke with her via Zoom in September of 2020 about her third and newest book “Fast Girls" by publisher HarperCollins. Elise Hooper is a writer of historical and biographical fiction. She’s taken on the subjects of women in different periods of history...

Duration:00:34:59

Kathy Reichs: "A Conspiracy of Bones"

11/12/2020
This is the thirty-ninth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is forensic anthropologist, television producer and author Kathy Reichs. We spoke with her via Zoom in June of 2020 about her newest book "A Conspiracy of Bones" by publisher Scribner Books. The 12 seasons of the TV show “Bones” was produced by Kathy Reichs and the title...

Duration:00:31:10

Tom Clavin: "Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell"

11/5/2020
This is the thirty-eighth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our author is New York Times Best Selling writer, Tom Clavin. We spoke with him via Zoom in June of 2020 about his recent book "Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday and the Vendetta Ride from Hell" by publisher St. Martin's Press. Tom Clavin was a reporter at the New York...

Duration:00:36:15

Roddy Doyle: "Love: A Novel"

10/29/2020
This is the thirty-seventh episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our guest is a screenwriter and Booker Prize winning author, Roddy Doyle. We spoke with him via Zoom in June of 2020 about his newest book “Love: A Novel” by publisher Penguin Random House. Roddy Doyle has placed the setting of many of his 11 novels for adults in and around his...

Duration:00:34:47

Bonnie Tsui: "Why We Swim"

10/22/2020
This is the thirty-sixth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. Today, our author is award winning writer, Bonnie Tsui. We spoke with her via Zoom in June of 2020 about her recent book “Why We Swim” by publisher Algonquin Books. Bonnie Tsui is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and California Sunday Magazine and has previously written a book...

Duration:00:30:53

Jennifer Steinhauer: “The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress”

10/15/2020
This is the thirty-fifth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. We’re excited to be back after an unplanned hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. Since no authors were able to travel, and our partners at the St. Louis County Library and Left Bank Books were physically closed in the early days of social distancing, we were unable to conduct...

Duration:00:27:16

Camilla Lackberg: “The Golden Cage”

10/8/2020
This is the thirty-fourth episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. We’re excited to be able to come back to you after an unplanned hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. Since no authors were able to travel, and our partners at the St. Louis County Library and Left Bank Books were physically closed in the early days of social distancing, we were...

Duration:00:27:55

Linda Castillo: “Outsider: A Novel of Suspense”

10/1/2020
This is the thirty-third episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. We’re excited to be back after an unplanned hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. Since no authors were able to travel, and our partners at the St. Louis County Library and Left Bank Books were physically closed in the early days of social distancing, we were unable to conduct many...

Duration:00:26:07

Anne Applebaum: “Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism”

9/24/2020
This is the thirty-second episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres. We’re excited to be able to come back to you after an unplanned hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. Since no authors were able to travel, and our partners at the St. Louis County Library and Left Bank Books were physically closed in the early days of social distancing, we were...

Duration:00:40:00