Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Thursday, August 1, 2013
I can think of no other novelist — popular or highbrow — who consistently celebrates female gutsiness, brains, and sexuality. She’s Jane Austen with a schmear.
National Public Radio’s Fresh Air of Susan Isaacs, author of Compliments of a Friend
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Tune into All Things Considered TODAY to hear Gesine Bullock-Prado talk about her “found recipes,” like this enticing plum tart.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Friday, August 24, 2012
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
For an organization that’s supposed to be ‘secret,’ the British Secret Service, MI6, is awfully famous. MI6 agents turned novelists include Ian Fleming, Graham Greene and John LeCarre, and their books — together with the film franchise starring Fleming’s James Bond — have made the intelligence organization a global brand.
NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Gordon Corera, author of The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of M16 about the private world of secret intelligence and why spies make such great novelists.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
In the end, Lost In The Cosmos is true to its purpose. It does help. For all his chiding Percy never loses a kind of existential optimism. We may not know our Selves, but we certainly can embrace their journey, the romantic encounter with our own mystery that fills us with meaning.
An Existential Guide For When You’re Really ‘Lost’ : NPR
Monday, July 2, 2012
Listen - Donald Westlake: Hard-Boiled To The End
NPR’s Fresh Air remembers Westlake with interviews from 1988 and 1997
Happy Birthday Donald Westlake (1933-2008), one of America’s greatest mystery writers of all time.