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Monday, December 28, 2009

Steven Thomas and Stephen Elliott

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Steven Thomas, author of Criminal Karma, and Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder.

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(Broadcast date: Dec 16, 2009)

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Jonathan Lethem and Elizabeth Benedict

Marrie Stone interviews Jonathan Lethem, author of Chronic City, and Elizabeth Benedict, author of Mentors, Muses & Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives.

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(Broadcast date: Nov 18, 2009)

Memoirists Michelle Maisto and Abigail Thomas

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Michelle Maisto, author of The Gastronomy of Marriage: A Memoir of Food and Love and Abigail Thomas, author of Thinking About Memoir.

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(Broadcast Date: November 11, 2009)

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Michael Blake and Dylan Landis

Marrie Stone interviews Michael Blake, author of Twelve, the King, and Dylan Landis, author of Normal People Don't Live Like This.

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(Broadcast date: Nov 4, 2009)

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Jonathan Tropper and Stewart O'Nan

Marrie Stone interviews Jonathan Tropper, author of This is Where I Leave You, and Stewart O'Nan, author of Songs for the Missing.

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(Broadcast date: Oct 7, 2009)

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Ethan Canin and Nick Baker

Marrie Stone interviews Ethan Canin, author of America America and Nick Baker, author of The Anthologist.

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(Broadcast date: Sep 23, 2009)

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Judith Schwartz and Literary Agent Sally Van Haitsma

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Judith D. Schwartz , author of The Therapist's New Clothes, and literary agent Sally Van Haitsma.

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(Broadcast date: September 09, 2009)

Monday, September 21, 2009

Debra Ollivier, Karen Karbo and Jennifer Niven

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Debra Ollivier, author of What French Women Know: About Love, Sex and Other Matters of the Heart and Mind; Karen Karbo, author of The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman; and Jennifer Niven, author of Velva Jean Learns to Drive.

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(Broadcast date: Sep 9, 2009)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Betsy Lerner and Rachel Resnick

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews literary agent Betsy Lerner and Rachel Resnick, author of Love Junkie.

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(Broadcast date: September 09, 2009)

Friday, September 04, 2009

Luis Alberto Urrea and Jill Ciment

Marrie Stone interviews Luis Alberto Urrea, author of Into the Beautiful North and Jill Ciment, author of Heroic Measures.

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(Broadcast date: July 29, 2009)

Monday, August 31, 2009

Pen on Fire Speaker Series: Lisa See

Lisa See, author of Shanghai Girls, shares her wit, wisdom and writing during the Pen On Fire Speaker Series at the SCAPE Gallery in Corona Del Mar.

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(Event Date: June 06, 2009)

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Dean Kuipers, Trish Riley and Christine Heinrichs

Marrie Stone interviews Dean Kuipers, author of Operation Bite Back: Rod Coronado's War to Save American Wilderness, Trish Riley, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Greening Your Business and Christine Heinrichs, author of How to Raise Poultry.

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(Broadcast date: August 5, 2009)

Monday, August 03, 2009

Nick Reding and Richard Wolffe

Marrie Stone interviews Nick Reding, author of Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town and Richard Wolffe, author of Renegade: The Making of a President.

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(Broadcast date: July 29, 2009)

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Katherine Russell Rich

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Katherine Russell Rich, author of Dreaming in Hindi.

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(Broadcast date: July 22, 2009)

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Vicki Forman and Scott Martelle

Marrie Stone interviews Vicki Forman, author of the memoir This Lovely Life and Scott Martelle, journalist and author of Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West.

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(Broadcast date: July 15, 2009)

Monday, July 13, 2009

Norman Ollestad

Marrie Stone interviews Norman Ollestad, author of Crazy for the Storm.

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(Broadcast date: July 08, 2009)

Monday, June 08, 2009

Poetry Panel with Stanley Plumly, B.H. Fairchild and A. Van Jordan

Marrie Stone moderates a poetry panel with poets Stanley Plumly, author of Old Heart, B.H. Fairchild, author of Usher, and A. Van Jordan, author of Quantum Lyrics.

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(Broadcast date: June 3, 2009)

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Pen on Fire Speaker Series: Merrill Markoe

Merrill Markoe, author of Nose Down, Eyes Up and Walking in Circles Before Lying Down, shares her wit, wisdom and writing during the Pen On Fire Speaker Series at the SCAPE Gallery in Corona Del Mar.

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(Event Date: April 09, 2009)

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Literary Agent Dorian Karchmar

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Dorian Karchmar, literary agent with the William Morris Agency in New York.

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(Broadcast date: May 26, 2009)

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Geoff Dyer and Mary Gaitskill

Marrie Stone interviews Geoff Dyer, author of Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, and Mary Gaitskill, author of Don't Cry.

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(Broadcast date: May 20, 2009)

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Fiction Panel with Janelle Brown, Bo Caldwell & Lisa Fugard

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett moderates a fiction panel featuring Janelle Brown, author of All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Bo Caldwell, author of The Distant Land of My Father, and Lisa Fugard, author of Skinner's Drift.

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(Broadcast date: May 13, 2009)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Poet Stephen Dunn

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Stephen Dunn, author of What Goes On: Selected and New Poems 1995-2009.

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(Broadcast date: January 07, 2009)

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Ed Husain and Paul Harris

Marrie Stone interviews Ed Husain, author of The Islamist: Why I Became an Islamic Fundamentalist, What I Saw Inside, and Why I Left and Paul Harris, author of The Secret Keeper.

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(Broadcast date: May 06, 2009)

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Tom Epperson

Marrie Stone interviews Tom Epperson, author of The Kind One.

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(Broadcast date: April 29, 2009)

Sunday, April 26, 2009

L.A. Times Book Award Winner Zoe Ferraris and Dennis Palumbo

Marrie Stone interviews L.A. Times 2008 Book Award Winner Zoe Ferraris, author of Finding Nouf: A Novel, winner of the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and Dennis Palumbo, author of From Crime to Crime.

To see all L.A Times 2008 Book Award winners, click here. Congratulations Zoe!

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(Broadcast date: Aug 13, 2008)

Monday, April 20, 2009

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist Elizabeth Strout

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Elizabeth Strout, author of Olive Kitteridge. Congratulations Elizabeth!

To view a complete list of winners of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize, click here.

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(Broadcast date: Unknown)

Friday, April 17, 2009

Jay Asher

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why.

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(Broadcast date: April 15, 2009)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Pen On Fire Speaker Series: T. Jefferson Parker

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Renegades, during the Pen On Fire Speaker Series at University of California, Irvine.

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(Event date: February 10, 2009)

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Lauren Groff

Marrie Stone interviews Lauren Groff, author of Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories.

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(Broadcast date: Feb 4, 2009)

Friday, April 03, 2009

Martha Lawrence

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Martha Lawrence, author of Pisces Rising (Elizabeth Chase Mysteries).

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(Broadcast date: September 28, 2000)

Monday, March 23, 2009

Kim Addonizio and Jim Tomlinson

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Kim Addonizio, author of Ordinary Genius: A Guide for the Poet Within and Jim Tomlinson, author of Nothing Like an Ocean: Stories.

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(Broadcast date: March 25, 2009)

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Sara Davidson

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Sara Davidson, author of Cowboy.

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(Broadcast date: April 13, 2000)

Friday, March 20, 2009

Stephen Lovely and Thomas Robisheaux

Marrie Stone interviews Stephen Lovely, author of Irreplaceable, and Thomas Robisheaux, author of The Last Witch of Langenburg.

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(Broadcast date: March 18, 2009)

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Beth Kephart

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Beth Kephart, author of Into the Tangle of Friendship: A Memoir of the Things That Matter.

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(Broadcast date: September 13, 2000)

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Beth Kephart

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Beth Kephart, author of Nothing but Ghosts.

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(Broadcast date: March 11, 2009)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Amy Dickinson and T.C. Boyle

Marrie Stone interviews Amy Dickinson, author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville and T.C. Boyle, author of The Women.

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(Broadcast date: March 4, 2009)

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Debra Gwartney and Sonja Lyubomirsky

Marrie Stone interviews Debra Gwartney, author of Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love and Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want.

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(Broadcast date: February 18, 2009)

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Judith Ryan Hendricks and Peter Craig

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Judith Ryan Hendricks, author of The Baker's Apprentice and Peter Craig, author of Hot Plastic.

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(Broadcast date: April 29, 2005)

Friday, February 27, 2009

Shreve Stockton and Andrea Portes

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Shreve Stockton, author of The Daily Coyote: A Story of Love, Survival, and Trust in the Wilds of Wyoming and Andrea Portes, author of Hick.

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(Broadcast date: February 25, 2009)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Janice Y.K. Lee and Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Marrie Stone interviews Janice Y.K. Lee, author of The Piano Teacher and Sylvia Sellers-Garcia, author of When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep.

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(Broadcast date: January 14, 2009)

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Amy MacKinnon and Jincy Willett

Marrie Stone interviews Amy MacKinnon, author of Tethered and Jincy Willett, author of Jenny and the Jaws of Life and The Writing Class.

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(Broadcast date: January 28, 2008)

Monday, February 09, 2009

Sarah Murray and Gail Belsky

Marrie Stone interviews Sarah Murray, author of Moveable Feasts: From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat and Gail Belsky, author of The List: 100 Ways to Shake Up Your Life.

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(Broadcast date: December 31, 2008)

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Jo-Ann Mapson

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Jo-Ann Mapson, author of The Wilder Sisters, Blue Rodeo, Hank & Chloe, Loving Chloe, Along Came Mary, Goodbye, Earl and The Owl & Moon Cafe.

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(Broadcast date: May 5, 2000)

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Elizabeth Strout

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Elizabeth Strout, author of Olive Kitteridge.

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(Broadcast date: Unknown)

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Terri Cheney and Beth Lisick

Marrie Stone interviews Terri Cheney, author of Manic: A Memoir and Beth Lisick, author of Helping Me Help Myself: One Skeptic, Ten Self-Help Gurus, and a Year on the Brink of the Comfort Zone.

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(Broadcast date: April 9, 2008)

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Nora Raleigh Baskin

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Nora Raleigh Baskin, author of All We Know of Love.

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(Broadcast date: January 21, 2009)

Monday, January 19, 2009

Kirsten Menger-Anderson and Jennifer Traig

Marrie Stone interviews Kirsten Menger-Anderson, author of Doctor Olaf Van Schuler's Brain and Jennifer Traig, author of Well Enough Alone: A Cultural History of My Hypochondria.

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(Broadcast date: November 19, 2008)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Lisa See and Jacquelyn Mitchard

Marrie Stone interviews Lisa See, author of Peony in Love and Jacquelyn Mitchard, author of All We Know of Heaven.

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(Broadcast date: June 25, 2008)

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Janice Y.K. Lee and Silvia Sellers Garcia on Wednesday, January 14

This week, co-host Marrie Stone will be joined by Janice Y.K. Lee, author of The Piano Teacher (Viking, 2009) and Silvia Sellers Garcia, author of When the Ground Turns In Its Sleep (Riverhead Books).

Tune in Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. PT at 88.9 FM, KUCI, listen live at www.kuci.org, or go to iTunes and listen via public radio.

Past shows can be heard at http://penonfire.blogspot.com.

Thanks for listening!

Monday, January 12, 2009

Official White House photographer Pete Souza

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Pete Souza, author of The Rise of Barack Obama.

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(Broadcast date: December 17, 2008)

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Peter Ferry, Anne Roiphe and Heather King

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett interviews Peter Ferry, author of Travel Writing, Anne Roiphe, author of Epilogue: A Memoir and Heather King, author of Redeemed: A Spiritual Misfit Stumbles Toward God, Marginal Sanity, and the Peace That Passes All Understanding.

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(Broadcast date: October 29, 2008)