Lee Hay is on the phone with author Joanna FitzPatrick to talk about her newest novel, The Drummer’s Widow.

  Chuck Klosterman, “The Ethicist” for The New York Times Magazine,has walked into the darkness. In his latest book, I Wear the Black Hat, he questions the modern understanding of villainy. What do we mean when we say someone is a bad person? And why are we so obsessed with the antihero in films, TV and books? The New York Times bestselling author of seven previous books, including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, joins us to explain his take on the bad guy.

  When Beth Alt'’s brother tragically dies, her husband Jeff convinces Beth that a nice long hike was just what she needed. So the two of them set off on a 218-mile hiking trip across the toughest section of the Pacific Crest Trail in California, the John Muir Trail. Four Boots One Journey: A Story of Survival, Awareness & Rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail chronicles their adventure. Expert hiker, author and speaker Jeff Alt is in the studio to share what he and his wife learned on the trail.

Bird Box is the debut novel from Detroit-based musician and author Josh Malerman, and he’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray to talk about his book’s plot and his “other” job as lead singer/songwriter for the rock band The High Strung.

Bestselling author James Lee Burke has taken a break from his beloved Dave Robicheaux series and has written Wayfaring Stranger, a historical thriller that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast. James Lee Burke is on the phone with our David Delegator to talk about his new novel and what readers can expect next from him.

Book review: "Lucky Us"

Aug 1, 2014

Kelly Blewett has a review of the newest novel from writer/psychotherapist Amy Bloom. On the heels of her critically acclaimed Away, the new one is Lucky Us.

Kelly Blewett interviews Ohio-based author Cindy Thomson, who has just released the newest historical fiction novel in her Ellis Island series, Annie’s Story.

Bestselling author Jeffrey Deaver (The Bone Collector) talks with our Barbara Gray about his newest Lincoln Rhyme thriller, The Skin Collector.

  As a young girl, Andrea Raynor wanted to be a doctor. Instead, she ended up, almost by accident, at Harvard Divinity School. She went on to become a United Methodist minister and hospice chaplain. She served as chaplain to the morgue at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11.