Jeff Norton, award-winning author, writer, producer and founder of Awesome Media and Awesome Reads, talks about his latest novel, ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE. Special guest interviewer: my 11-year-old son!
Madeline Puckette, author of WINE FOLLY: MAGNUM EDITION, talks about working as a husband/wife team, how to host a wine tasting party, why her first book experience was so difficult, and what to look for when tasting different wines.
Artist/Author/Stylist/Branding Guru, Kate Schelter, opens up about her way of seeing the world as a composition, her family life, the 1980s, writing, motherhood and style. CLASSIC STYLE is a perfect gift, a book that will make you smile just from seeing the illustrations.
Ingrid Fetell Lee, Author of JOYFUL: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness
Listen to this life-changing interview with author, Ingrid Fetell Lee. Ingrid explains the 10 simple ways you can use your environment to add more joy to your life! Simple yet utterly profound!!! Her non-fiction book, JOYFUL: THE SURPRISING POWER OF ORDINARY THINGS TO CREATE EXTRAORDINARY HAPPINESS, is well-written, thought-provoking and surely the next big thing.
Jeanne McCulloch opens up about the experiences behind her compelling, beautiful memoir, ALL HAPPY FAMILIES. She talks about the backdrop of the book - the house by the sea in the Hamptons - and how something beautiful can be both a prison or a dreamscape. She discusses her father's alcoholism and its effect on her long-term, her mother's insistence on propriety at all costs, and how to write about family in a memoir in the best way possible. A gifted story-teller, Jeanne weaves stories together with art and grace.
Glynnis MacNicol, author of NO ONE TELLS YOU THIS, talks about the year she turned 40, her decision not to have children, the stress of the school run - even as an aunt!, dealing with her mother's dementia, text-only relationships, women's roles in literature and how she coped with burn-out!
EXPLICIT LANGUAGE! James Frey, the #1 best-selling author of A MILLION LITTLE PIECES, MY FRIEND LEONARD, BRIGHT SHINY MORNING, FINAL TESTAMENT OF THE HOLY BIBLE and many others, brings you his latest adult novel in 10 years, KATERINA. Listen as we discuss addiction and recovery, sex, writing, family and how he feels about the controversy surrounding his first memoir.
Susie Orman Schnall, author of THE SUBWAY GIRLS, THE BALANCE PROJECT and ON GRACE, talks about work/life balance, careers, living in the moment and her writing habits. Her series of celebrity interviews about work/life balance has informed her discussion and made her realize that there is no one "right" way to do this! THE SUBWAY GIRLS, her latest novel, uses a dual story line to illustrate some compelling narratives and issues facing women over the past 100 years.
Gail Honeyman, author of ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE, talks all about her New York Times best-selling debut novel. Gail discusses loneliness vs. solitude, manicurists vs. dog groomers, alcohol vs. household items, and who she'd want to star in the Reese Witherspoon-produced movie version!
Amy Blumenfeld talks about surviving childhood cancer and turning her experience into a novel, THE CAST, to help others. While this beautiful story is mostly about issues facing women and men in the 40s, the childhood cancer element frames the story and adds a poignant twist to an otherwise smart beach read. Our talk was personal, meaningful, and definitely worth listening to.