Fiction

Scott Sparling's debut novel "Wire to Wire"-- memorable characters and a relentless pace

Airs at: Thu, 06/30/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host David Naimon interviews Portland writer Scott Sparling about his debut novel, Wire to Wire, from Tin House Books. A pick of the week by Publisher's Weekly, they call Wire to Wire "well crafted and thrilling, tying together an obvious love for both Michigan and railroa... Read more

Between the Covers on 06/16/11

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In part two of today's Between the Covers host Ed Goldberg speaks with Portland writer Trevor Richardson about his debut novel "American Bastards," a surreal novel of self-discovery and hipster culture. In this novel a number of dead rock stars try to save the world, a ... Read more

Daniel Wilson talks about his novel "Robopocalypse"

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Portland writer, television host and robotics engineer Daniel Wilson, author of the technothriller "Robopocalypse," which explores the fate of the human race following a robot uprising. Wilson has an M.S. and P.H.D. in Robotics, and an ... Read more

Daniel Orozco

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bruce Silverman interviews short story writer Daniel Orozco and he reads from his new collection "Orientation". Orozco also talks about how he writes--creating characters, wrting from one's own experience versus from someone else's perspective, and other tricks of the trade... Read more

Steve Earle's Novel "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive"

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Robyn Shanti interviews Steve Earle, musician, actor, and writer about his first novel, "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive", named after a Hank Williams song. The novel is set in San Antonio in 1963, and tells the story of a defrocked doctor and morphine addict. T... Read more

Radiozine on 05/27/11

Airs at: Fri, 05/27/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer Camilla Lackberg, author of “The Ice Princess,” a murder mystery set in a small town in Sweden. CD-2149 Read more

Between the Covers on 04/14/11

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with fiction writer Peter Mountford about his new novel "A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism," which tells the story of Gabriel de Boya, a recent college graduate who works for an unscrupulous hedge fund while pretending to be a freelance j... Read more

Mystery writer Rhys Bowen talks about her novel "Royal Flush"

Airs at: Wed, 04/06/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ed Goldberg interviews Rhys Bowen author of "Royal Flush", a mystery set in a Scottish castle with Lady Georgiana Rannoch in her third madcap adventure. Humor and history combine in this novel that also includes a group of demanding Americans, ghosts, haggis, a monster in t... Read more

Mystery writer Lisa Gardner on her new novel "Love You More"

Airs at: Thu, 03/31/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ed Goldberg interviews mystery suspense author Lisa Gardner about her new novel Love You More. In Love You More the crime appears open-and-shut: Pushed to the brink by an abusive husband, state police trooper Tessa Leoni finally snapped and shot him in self-defense. Bu... Read more

Gemma Whelan talks about her novel "Fiona: Stolen Child"

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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In the novel Fiona Clarke, an Irish writer living in New York, has been running away from her past since she left rural Cregora, Ireland, for boarding school. That past finds her, many years later, when her thinly veiled autobiographical novel is optioned for a movie. Worki... Read more