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Friday, March 28, 2014

Nicole Mones and Sue William Silverman


Nicole Nelson speaks with Nicole Mones, about her new novel Night in Shanghai, and about research,  incorporating history in fiction, and the importance of living a full life as a writer. During the second half, memoirist Sue William Silverman, discusses her third memoir The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew, sharing how she, through digging deep, found the metaphor for her identity search.

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(Broadcast date: March 12, 2014)

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Molly Antopol and Cindy Chupack


Nicole Nelson speaks with Molly Antopol, named one of 5 under 35 by the National Book Foundation, about her new collection of stories The Unamericans, and about using autobiography as an inspiration for fiction. During the second half, Golden Globe award-winning television writer Cindy Chupack, who wrote for HBO's Sex and the City for five years, discusses the art of essay writing and her new comic memoir, The Longest Date: Life as a Wife.

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(Broadcast date: February 12, 2014)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Erika Hayasaki and James Scott

Guest host Marrie Stone talks with Erika Hayasaki about narrative nonfiction, reluctant interview subjects and death, inspired by her latest work, The Death Class: A True Story About Life.  Debut novelist James Scott talks about his book The Kept.

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(Broadcast date: February 26, 2014)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

New York Times Modern Love editor Daniel Jones

New York Times Modern Love editor Daniel Jones, author of the new book, Love Illuminated, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about his book and about the column he's been editor of since its inception.

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(Broadcast date: March 5, 2014)

Monday, March 10, 2014

Ruth Ozeki and Gina Frangello on Writers on Writing



In the first half of the show, guest host Nicole Nelson interviews Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being.

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and Gina Frangello talks to guest host Marrie Stone about her new novel, A Life in Men.

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(Broadcast date: January 29, 2014)

Monday, March 03, 2014

Susan Steinberg and Dennis Palumbo

Guest host Marrie Stone talks with Susan Steinberg about experimental short fiction, creative punctuation, and her latest short story collection SpectacleDennis Palumbo joins in the second half to talk about Daniel Rinaldi mystery, Night Terrors

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(Broadcast date: February 5, 2014)