Authors

Books
2:50 pm
Mon September 12, 2011

Book Nook: Crimes in Southern Indiana by Frank Bill

Frank Bill lives in Corydon, Indiana. He works at a paint factory. He has observed as the economy has soured in his part of rural Indiana. The good factory jobs are vanishing. Meth labs flourish. Crime is soaring.

Bill keeps a notebook handy and he scribbles down story ideas inspired by the devastation he sees around him. His first book, "Crimes in Southern Indiana" is dark and violent and nearly impossible to put down.

In this interview Bill talks about his inspirations-the rejections-and how he finally broke through and got his stuff published.

 

Books
12:33 pm
Mon September 5, 2011

Book Nook: Spycatcher by Matthew Dunn

Matthew Dunn knows quite a lot about the spy business. Dunn experienced the world of espionage first hand as an agent for MI6, Great Britain's top secret intelligence agency.

Dunn retired a decade ago to start a family. He has just published his first spy novel in a forthcoming series featuring the MI6 super spy Will Cochrane.

In this interview Dunn discusses his espionage background  and how he conceived of this series and his lethal protagonist.

Books
1:47 pm
Mon August 29, 2011

Book Nook: Great House by Nicole Krauss

Nicole Krauss has established herself as one of our leading American novelists with books like "The History of Love" and "Man Walks into a Room." She has further solidified that status with the amazing "Great House" which is just coming out in paperback. It is the story of a desk and a lot more.

Arts & Culture
10:32 am
Sun August 28, 2011

Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Joyce Dyer

Continuing with our series of faculty readings from the 2011 Antioch Writers' Workshop, Joyce Dyer is the author of 4 books and an English professor at Hiram College in Ohio. 

Here she reads an essay that originally appeared in Come What May: an Anthology of Writings about Chance.  It's called "Reunion."

Books
12:09 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Book Nook: Stealing Mona Lisa by Carson Morton

On August 22, 1911 the Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, was stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris. It took a couple of years to recover the painting. It had been taken by an Italian nationalist who hoped to repatriate the painting back to Italy.

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