author http://wvxu.org en Bestselling author David Baldacci's new book and literacy foundation http://wvxu.org/post/bestselling-author-david-baldaccis-new-book-and-literacy-foundation <p>Bestselling author <a href="http://davidbaldacci.com/"><strong>David </strong></a><a href="http://davidbaldacci.com/"><strong>Baldacci</strong></a>’s newest effort is the first of a four-part young adult series entitled <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Finisher-David-Baldacci/dp/0545652200/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1394725657&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+finisher+david+baldacci"><strong>The Finisher</strong></a>. As he tells our Barbara Gray, this is part of the author’s continuing support of the literacy effort, <a href="http://wishyouwellfoundation.org/"><strong>Wish You Well Foundation</strong></a>, which he and his wife started.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Barbara Gray 24374 at http://wvxu.org Bestselling author David Baldacci's new book and literacy foundation Bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd talks about her new novel http://wvxu.org/post/bestselling-author-sue-monk-kidd-talks-about-her-new-novel <p><strong><a href="http://suemonkkidd.com/">Sue Monk Kidd</a></strong>, author of the bestsellers <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Secret-Life-Bees-Monk-Kidd/dp/0143114557/ref=sr_1_6?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1391722100&amp;sr=1-6&amp;keywords=sue+monk+kidd"><strong>The Secret Life of Bees</strong></a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Mermaid-Chair-Sue-Monk-Kidd/dp/0143036696/ref=sr_1_7?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1391722100&amp;sr=1-7&amp;keywords=sue+monk+kidd"><strong>The Mermaid Chair</strong></a>, returns with her first new novel in eight years, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Invention-Wings-Sue-Monk-Kidd/dp/0670024783/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1391722100&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=sue+monk+kidd"><strong>The Invention of Wings</strong></a> (currently #1 on the New York Times bestseller list) and she’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Barbara Gray 22982 at http://wvxu.org Bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd talks about her new novel Author and WKU professor David Bell http://wvxu.org/post/author-and-wku-professor-david-bell <p><strong>David Bell</strong> is a successful author and English professor at <strong>Western Kentucky University</strong>. His latest suspense thriller is entitled <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Never-Come-Back-David-Bell/dp/0451417518/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1388503694&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=david+bell"><strong>Never Come Back</strong></a> and he’s on the phone to talk about this new book with Barbara Gray.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Barbara Gray 21605 at http://wvxu.org Author and WKU professor David Bell Author Lady Fiona Carnarvon, resident of the majestic Highclere Castle http://wvxu.org/post/author-lady-fiona-carnarvon-resident-majestic-highclere-castle <p>Fans of <a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/downtonabbey/"><strong>Downton Abbey</strong></a> will want to tune in for Barbara Gray’s interview with <a href="http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/about-us/lady-almina-the-real-downton-abbey.html"><strong>Lady Fiona Carnarvon</strong></a>, resident of the majestic <strong>Highclere Castle</strong>, and author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Lady-Catherine-Earl-Downton-Abbey/dp/0385344961/ref=sr_1_2?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1387294608&amp;sr=1-2&amp;keywords=lady+fiona+carnarvon"><strong>Lady Catherine, The Earl, and the Real Downton Abbbey</strong></a>. This is her follow-up to her New York Times bestselling first book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Lady-Almina-Real-Downton-Abbey/dp/0770435629/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1387294608&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=lady+fiona+carnarvon"><strong>Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey</strong></a>. The much anticipated fourth season of <strong>Downton Abbey</strong> premieres on PBS stations on January 5.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 05:00:05 +0000 Barbara Gray 21188 at http://wvxu.org Author Lady Fiona Carnarvon, resident of the majestic Highclere Castle A talk with the author of the "Madeline" book series http://wvxu.org/post/talk-author-madeline-book-series <p><strong>John Bemelmans Marciano</strong>, grandson of <strong>“Madeline”</strong> creator Ludwig Bemelmans and author of two new “Madeline” books, was in town recently and came by our studio for a conversation with Barbara Gray. He talks about how his grandfather came up with Madeline and reads an excerpt from his <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Madeline-House-Paris-Bemelmans-Marciano/dp/0670784850/ref=sr_1_10?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1384960203&amp;sr=1-10&amp;keywords=madeline"><strong>Madeline &amp; the Old House</strong> <strong>in Paris</strong></a> book.</p><p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 05:00:30 +0000 Barbara Gray 20052 at http://wvxu.org A talk with the author of the "Madeline" book series