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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The Band | Emma Straub

Author of THE VACATIONERS Emma Straub talks about her new book, MODERN LOVERS with host Mary Laura Philpott. Emma Straub recommends: THE INSEPARABLES by Stuart Nadler I WILL SEND RAIN by Rae Meadows RICH AND …

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Start with Gatsby | Ann Patchett

Author Ann Patchett talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about COMMONWEATH, life before and after BEL CANTO (and Parnassus Bookstore), and making right reading choices. Ann Patchett recommends: WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi THE …

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Hard Harmony | Louise Erdrich

National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrich has been credited with helping to create a “Native American Renaissance” in American literature. In this episode, she talks to host Mary Laura Philpott about her latest novel …

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