author interview http://mtpr.org en James Lee Burke Talks About 'Light of the World' http://mtpr.org/post/james-lee-burke-talks-about-light-world <p></p><p><a href="http://www.jamesleeburke.com/" target="_blank">James Lee Burke</a> talks about his latest Dave Robicheaux crime novel, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9781476710761" target="_blank" title="Light of the World">Light of the World</a>. He also reads a passage from the book and drops a few hints about his next novel.</p><p>The music in this program was written and performed by <a href="http://www.johnfloridis.com" target="_blank">John Floridis</a>.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 12:06:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 18775 at http://mtpr.org James Lee Burke Talks About 'Light of the World' Crossing Borders with Richard Ford http://mtpr.org/post/crossing-borders-richard-ford <p>During this program Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford talks about and reads from his latest novel, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780061692031" target="_blank">Canada</a>. He also considers character motivation, aging, the usefulness of fiction, and the many border crossings in the novel.</p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:54:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 11708 at http://mtpr.org Crossing Borders with Richard Ford James Lee Burke's 'Light of the World' Illuminates Evil http://mtpr.org/post/james-lee-burkes-light-world-illuminates-evil <p><span class="piece-description-lead"><a href="http://www.jamesleeburke.com/" target="_blank">James Lee Burke</a> talks about his new Dave Robicheaux crime novel, </span><a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9781476710761" title="Light of the World">Light of the World</a><span class="piece-description-lead">. He also reads a passage from the book and drops a few hints about his next novel.</span></p><p><strong>From the publisher:</strong></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:38:35 +0000 Chérie Newman 8449 at http://mtpr.org James Lee Burke's 'Light of the World' Illuminates Evil Looking for a Set of Stories to Inhabit http://mtpr.org/post/looking-set-stories-inhabit <p>During this program, L<span class="piece-description-lead">iz Stephens talks with TWQ producer Chérie Newman about her move from L.A. to rural Utah, and reads from her memoir, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780803243545" target="_blank">the days are gods</a>, which chronicles what she and her husband experienced during their time in Wellsville.</span></p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 8074 at http://mtpr.org Looking for a Set of Stories to Inhabit How Literature Saved David Shields' Life http://mtpr.org/post/how-literature-saved-david-shields-life <p><span class="piece-description-lead">During this program, David Shields talks about literary collage, east-coast-west-coast perspectives, and his latest book, <a href="http://davidshields.com/books/how-literature-saved-my-life/" target="_blank">How Literature Saved My Life</a>. He also reads from the book</span></p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:08:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 5081 at http://mtpr.org How Literature Saved David Shields' Life Sherril Jaffe Talks About Creative Inspiration and Stories http://mtpr.org/post/sherril-jaffe-talks-about-creative-inspiration-and-stories <p></p><p>San Francisco-based author Sherril Jaffe talks about creative inspiration and reads from her award-winning collection, <em>You Are Not Alone &amp; Other Stories</em>.</p><p>BOOK DESCRIPTION<br>A homeless woman takes up residence in a man's closet; a detective solves cases by feeling the emotions of the perpetrators; a woman happens upon a swingers' club in the back of a tire shop; a couple struggling with their pets' protracted endgame puts out a hit on them; and a man's mother, newly dead and buried, calls him to ask if she can visit.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 19:59:23 +0000 Chérie Newman 1784 at http://mtpr.org Sherril Jaffe Talks About Creative Inspiration and Stories