Fiction

Tom Rachman on "The Imperfectionists" -- novel of a Roman newspaper and its staff

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Ed Goldberg interviews Tom Rachman, author of The Imperfectionists, a novel about a newspaper in Rome and the characters that staff it. Tom Rachman was born in 1974 in London, but grew up in Vancouver. He studied cinema at the University of Toronto and completed a Master's ... Read more

Novelist Mary Roninette Kowal on her regency fantasy: "Shades of Milk and Honey"

Airs at: Fri, 02/11/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Mary Robinette Kowal the author of Shades of Milk and Honey, an intimate portrait of Jane Ellsworth, a woman ahead of her time in a version of Regency England where the manipulation of glamour is considered an essential skill for a lady o... Read more

Novelist Jacqueline E. Luckett: "Searching for Tina Turner"

Airs at: Thu, 02/03/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  The guest is Jacqueline E. Luckett, author of "Searching for Tina Turner." In the novel Lena Harrison Spencer is in her mid-fifties, and the time has come for her to face the hard truths of what it means to have it all and still find oneself unfulfilled. When Lena determ... Read more

William Gibson on Science Fiction and Zero History

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews William Gibson, whose novel Neuromancer launched the cyberpunk generation. They discuss his latest novel, Zero History.  www.williamgibsonbooks.com/ CD-1763 Read more

David Vann on his novel of drama and pathos in Alaska: "Caribou Island"

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with David Vann about his debut novel Caribou Island. Set on a small island in a glacier-fed lake on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Caribou Island captures the drama and pathos of a husband and wife whose bitter love, failed dreams, and tragic past ... Read more

Anthony Doerr on his latest book of stories: "Memory Wall"

Airs at: Thu, 01/13/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host David Naimon speaks with writer Anthony Doerr about his latest book, Memory Wall. Doerr is the author of three other books, The Shell Collector, About Grace, andFour Seasons in Rome. Doerr’s short fiction has won three O. Henry Prizes and has been anthologized in The ... Read more

Between the Covers on 12/30/10

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
In part 1 of today's hour long Between the Covers program host Ed Goldberg speaks with Kate Morton, author of "The Distant Hours," a modern gothic, with spooky castle, madness, and a family curse. Kate Morton is the eldest of three sisters. She was born in South Australia ... Read more

Between the Covers on 12/16/10

Airs at: Thu, 12/16/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host David Naimon speaks with Nicole Krauss about her newest novel, The Great House, which tells a story haunted by questions: What do we pass on to our children and how do they absorb our dreams and losses? How do we respond to disappearance, destruction, and change? "The... Read more

Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Airs at: Tue, 12/14/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host and producer Dmae Roberts presents an encore broadcast of her Oregon Treasures profile of Portland novelist Molly Gloss. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women in the American West. Molly Gloss was a finalist the PEN/Faulkner award for American fiction... Read more

Mystery writer Jeffery Deaver discusses "The Burning Wire"

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Between the Covers
 Host Ed Goldberg speaks with mystery writer Jeffery Deaver about his book, The Burning Wire, a thriller about a killer who uses the New York electric grid as a weapon. A former journalist, folksinger and attorney, Jeffery Deaver is an international number-one bestselling ... Read more