Real Women | Alice Randall

Alice Randall talks to host J. T. Ellison about *real* soul food and mixing genres. Alice Randall recommends: LUCY NEGRO, REDUX by Caroline Randall Williams WILD HUNDREDS by Nate Marshall THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD …

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Doing Hard Time | Margaret Atwood

Why are books about extreme situations so popular? Margaret Atwood talks about THE HEART GOES LAST with host J. T. Ellison. Margaret Atwood recommends: STORMING THE GATES OF PARADISE by Rebecca Solnit BLACKSAD by Juan Canales …

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The Alchemist | Deborah Harkness

Author Deborah Harkness talks alchemy, witches and wine with host J.T. Ellison. Deborah Harkness recommends: POSSESSION by A.S. Byatt THE LACE READER by Brunonia Barry THE WITCHING HOUR by Anne Rice THE ROOK by Daniel O’Malley Deborah …

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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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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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