Interview

Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Sun June 26, 2011

Conrad's Corner: An Interview With Rita Coleman

Rita Coleman is a local author and poet who finds inspiration in nature.  Here she talks with Conrad Balliet about her writing and shares a variety of poems.

Books
1:27 pm
Fri June 24, 2011

Book Nook: The Poacher's Son and Trespasser, by Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron has published the first two books in a murder mystery series that features the Maine game warden Mike Bowditch. The first book, "The Poacher's Son" (Minotaur Books) recently came out in paperback. The second novel, "Trespasser" (Minotaur Books) was released in hardcover last week.

While it isn't crucial to read these books in chronological order it might be more fun. I read them out of order so I was excited about going back and reading "The Poacher's Son" so that I could gain some added insights into
the latest book.

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PoliticsOhio
1:35 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Book Nook: The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht

In this archived edition of the Best of the Book Nook we reprise an interview that was recorded earlier this year. At the time that this recording was made Téa Obreht was preparing for her first book tour. Her debut novel, "The Tiger's Wife" was one of the most anticipated novels of 2011. The book wasn't out yet and this young writer was eager to embark on this grand adventure.

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Books
1:27 pm
Mon June 13, 2011

Book Nook: Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Tom Franklin has written a novel about long-held secrets, mysterious disappearances, race relations, and a complicated friendship.

The friends are Larry Ott and Silas Jones. Larry is white. Silas is black. They live in the fictional town of Chabot in southeastern Mississippi. Larry is a mechanic. Silas is the town cop. Their friendship began when they were kids. But it ended because something bad happened.

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Books
1:35 pm
Mon June 6, 2011

Book Nook: Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks has made a seemingly seamless transition from her previous career as a foreign correspondent to her present occupation of novelist.

Brooks visited the Book Nook in early September, 2001 to talk about her first historical novel "Year of Wonders." She returns to discuss her latest effort, "Caleb's Crossing." This book is based on the true story of a Wampanoag Indian who graduated from Harvard College during the 17th century.

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