Building Character | John Hart

Author John Hart talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about his novel, REDEMPTION ROAD. John Hart recommends: BENT ROAD by Lori Roy THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY by Michael Chabon THE TERROR by Dan Simmons John Hart …

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Live Like a King | Geraldine Brooks

Author Geraldine Brooks talks about THE SECRET CHORD. Geraldine Brooks recommends: SKYFARING: A JOURNEY WITH A PILOT by Mark Vanhoenacker THE POINT OF VANISHING by Howard Axelrod GILEAD by Marilynne Robinson NO GREAT MISCHIEF by Alistair MacLeod …

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Not About Surfing | William Finnegan

William Finnegan, author of BARBARIAN DAYS, talks about his memoir as a surfer. William Finnegan recommends: THE NEAPOLITAN NOVELS by Elena Ferrante HOMAGE TO CATALONIA by George Orwell BURNING THE DAYS by James Salter William …

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Walking Through Words | Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff, author of FATES AND FURIES, talks about writing from two different character’s points of view. Lauren Groff recommends: SO LONG, SEE YOU TOMORROW by William Maxwell HOUSEKEEPING by Marilynne Robinson LIGHT YEARS by James …

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The Traveller | Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux, author of DEEP SOUTH, talks about the role of the novel. Paul Theroux recommends: DEATH IN VENICE by Thomas Mann WALDEN by Henry David Thoreau THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD by Apsley …

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