fiction http://mtpr.org en Treasure State Readers: Anthologies From Bangtail Press http://mtpr.org/post/treasure-state-readers-anthologies-bangtail-press <p>Publisher Allen Jones talks about "re-invigorating" Bangtail Press and three recently-released anthologies of Montana writers, the Treasure State Readers.</p><p><strong>Montana Bookstore Readers</strong></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:49:47 +0000 Chérie Newman 22342 at http://mtpr.org Treasure State Readers: Anthologies From Bangtail Press Novel Looks Inside the Mind of a Man With Alzheimer's http://mtpr.org/post/novel-looks-inside-mind-man-alzheimers <p><span class="piece-description-lead"><a href="http://www.laurapritchett.com/" target="_blank">Laura Pritchett</a> talks about and reads from <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9781619023086" target="_blank">Stars Go Blue</a>, a novel in which a Colorado rancher and his wife deal with his diagnosis of Alzheimer's.</span></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:01:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 21457 at http://mtpr.org Novel Looks Inside the Mind of a Man With Alzheimer's 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' Evil Is "Milky" White in Adrianne Harun's Novel http://mtpr.org/post/evil-milky-white-adrianne-haruns-novel <p>Adrianne Harun talks about missing girls and women along "The Highway of Tears"' in British Columbia. And explains why she chose the color white to represent evil in her novel <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780670786107" target="_blank">A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain</a>.</p><p><strong>About the Book:</strong></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 18379 at http://mtpr.org Evil Is "Milky" White in Adrianne Harun's Novel Walt Longmire and the Morman "lost boys" http://mtpr.org/post/walt-longmire-and-morman-lost-boys <p></p><p>During this program, Wyoming author <a href="http://craigallenjohnson.com" target="_blank">Craig Johnson</a> talks about and reads from <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780143125464" target="_blank">A Serpent's Tooth</a>, the ninth book in his Walt Longmire Mystery series, which has been adapted for TV: <a href="http://www.aetv.com/longmire" target="_blank">Longmire</a> on the Arts &amp; Entertainment channel.</p><p>BOOK SYNOPSIS</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 17402 at http://mtpr.org Walt Longmire and the Morman "lost boys" Debut Novel Explores Transgender and Ethnic Issues http://mtpr.org/post/debut-novel-explores-transgender-and-ethnic-issues <p><span class="piece-description-lead">Kim Fu talks about and reads from her debut novel, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780544034723" target="_blank">For Today I Am A Boy</a>.</span></p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 16710 at http://mtpr.org Debut Novel Explores Transgender and Ethnic Issues Loggers, Big Trees, and Pacific Northwest Indians http://mtpr.org/post/loggers-big-trees-and-pacific-northwest-indians <p></p><p><span class="piece-description-lead">During this program, Scott Elliott talks with TWQ producer Chérie Newman about his novel <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780295992808" target="_blank">Temple Grove</a>, which includes environmental, mythological, and American Indian themes. He also reads a passage from the book.</span></p><p><strong><span class="piece-description-lead">About the novel:</span></strong></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:48:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 14551 at http://mtpr.org Loggers, Big Trees, and Pacific Northwest Indians Troubled Teens Become Characters In Charlie Price's Novels http://mtpr.org/post/troubled-teens-become-characters-charlie-prices-novels <p>During this program, YA author Charlie Price talks about and reads from his fifth novel <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/%5Bmodel%5D-88" target="_blank">Dead Girl Moon</a>. He also shares information about his teaching career, which included working with troubled teens.</p><p><strong>About The Book:</strong></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:24:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 14023 at http://mtpr.org Troubled Teens Become Characters In Charlie Price's Novels Jamie Ford Blends Chinese American History and Fiction http://mtpr.org/post/jamie-ford-blends-chinese-american-history-and-fiction <p><span class="piece-description-lead">Jamie Ford (Great Falls, Montana) talks about and reads from his second novel, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780345522023" target="_blank">Songs of Willow Frost</a>. He also talks about west coast Chinese culture in the early 20th century.</span></p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:11:59 +0000 Chérie Newman 13157 at http://mtpr.org Jamie Ford Blends Chinese American History and Fiction Book Talk with Chérie Newman, Barbara Theroux, and Zed http://mtpr.org/post/book-talk-ch-rie-newman-barbara-theroux-and-zed <p>During this program TWQ producer Chérie Newman talks with Barbara Theroux, manager of <a href="http://factandfictionbooks.com/" target="_blank">Fact &amp; Fiction Bookstore</a>, and Zed about recently-published books written <span class="piece-description-lead">by authors from the western U.S. -- fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, for adults and children</span>.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:45:59 +0000 Chérie Newman 12255 at http://mtpr.org Book Talk with Chérie Newman, Barbara Theroux, and Zed