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The Girls of Atomic City is a fascinating fact-based novel about the women who unknowingly built the atomic bomb while working in the small town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Author Denise Kiernan was recently in Cincinnati and came by our studio to talk with Lee Hay about these women and this little known part of WWII history.

Bestselling author David Baldacci’s newest effort is the first of a four-part young adult series entitled The Finisher. As he tells our Barbara Gray, this is part of the author’s continuing support of the literacy effort, Wish You Well Foundation, which he and his wife started.

Sue Monk Kidd, author of the bestsellers The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair, returns with her first new novel in eight years, The Invention of Wings (currently #1 on the New York Times bestseller list) and she’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray.

Author and WKU professor David Bell

Jan 10, 2014

David Bell is a successful author and English professor at Western Kentucky University. His latest suspense thriller is entitled Never Come Back and he’s on the phone to talk about this new book with Barbara Gray.

Fans of Downton Abbey will want to tune in for Barbara Gray’s interview with Lady Fiona Carnarvon, resident of the majestic Highclere Castle, and author of Lady Catherine, The Earl, and the Real Downton Abbbey. This is her follow-up to her New York Times bestselling first book, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey. The much anticipated fourth season of Downton Abbey premieres on PBS stations on January 5.

A talk with the author of the "Madeline" book series

Nov 29, 2013

John Bemelmans Marciano, grandson of “Madeline” 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 Madeline & the Old House in Paris book.

A new biography of legendary jazz musician Duke Ellington

Nov 15, 2013

Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal, jazz musician and author, joins David Delegator by phone for a talk about his latest biography, DUKE: A Life of Duke Ellington.

Children's book author Anna Dewdney

Nov 8, 2013

Acclaimed children’s book author Anna Dewdney was in town recently and stopped by our studios to talk with Barbara Gray about her series of “Llama Llama” books, including her newest one, Llama Llama and the Bully Goat.

Bestselling author Sandra Brown

Oct 25, 2013

Author Sandra Brown has written 60 New York Times bestsellers and has almost 80 million books in print. She’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray to talk about her newest thriller, Deadline.

Debbie Macomber is the author of the New York Times bestselling series of Cedar Cove novels, and her newest one, The Inn at Rose Harbor, is now out. The author joins Kelly Blewett on the phone to talk about the popularity of this series as well as the Hallmark Channel series based on her books.

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