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2012 Books by the Banks

Oct 12, 2012

Time for the Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.

Author Tess Gerritson

Sep 28, 2012

New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritson is in-studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her newest novel in the Rizzoli & Isles series (now a TV series on the TNT network.) The new novel, “Last to Die,” is now available and the new season of the TV show starts in November.

Living a Simpler Life

Sep 28, 2012

If city life is no longer for you, or you are looking for a way to settle down once and for all, then author Sharon Astyk might have the solution. She joins Thane Maynard to discuss her new lifestyle and her book “Making Home: Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to Settle in Place.”

Author Martha Moody

Sep 21, 2012

Martha Moody, author of Sharp and Dangerous Virtues, will be appearing at this year’s Books by the Banks Festival, talking with fans about her dystopian look at a future government-mandated agricultural zone based in her hometown of Dayton.

The 2012 Reds

Sep 21, 2012

Local sports journalist Mark Schmetzer, author of The Comeback Kids about the 2010 Reds team, is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to discuss the 2012 Reds team and the comparisons to that surprising 2010 squad.

Author Francis Slakey

Sep 14, 2012

Physics professor Francis Slakey thought he could maintain his isolated lifestyle, even after deciding he was going to climb the highest peak on every continent and surf every ocean on Earth. He was wrong.

Author Kerry Reichs

Aug 31, 2012

Author Kerry Reichs talks with Mark Perzel about her second novel, What You Wish For, which follows five individuals as they make decisions about building a family and the obstacles in the way. It explores issues facing single parents, unexpected parents, issues with fertility, and those who decide to not have children

Poet Gerry Grubbs

Aug 24, 2012

Local poet Gerry Grubbs joins Barbara Gray to discuss, and read from, his new book Palaces of the Night.

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