authors

"Cooked"
1:31 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Author Michael Pollan

No one can write about food, man’s relationship with it, how far we’ve come from what previous generations used to eat, and the hazard much of today’s food is to the human body than Michael Pollan. His newest book is Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation and in it, he returns to the true classic elements of life and food: fire, water, air and earth. He joins Mark Perzel on the phone to talk about his newest work, already a bestselling addition to his previous books: The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food, Food Rules and others.

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
1:31 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Travel expert and author Patricia Schultz is coming to Cincinnati

Is it time to start planning that summer vacation? Not exactly sure where you’d like to go? The solution may be at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County on Saturday, May 11. Travel expert Patricia Schultz, author of the impressive and completely revised 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, the second edition: Completely Revised and Updated with Over 200 New Entries, will be speaking about national and world travel at the downtown branch at 2:00pm. She joins Mark Perzel on the phone to discuss this completely rewritten update and the one place she never tires of visiting and revisiting.

Author/Sportscaster Clare Balding
1:30 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Growing up with horses

On this Derby Day, Mark Perzel talks with Clare Balding, and award-winning sports broadcaster from the BBC who was proclaimed a “national treasure” after her work on the London Olympic Games. She has written her memoir, My Animals and Other Family. She talks about her championship horse trainer father and the hundreds of horses who were literally a part of the family, and as the only girl, how she ranked behind her brother and the horses while growing up.

On the Money
1:30 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Investing & employment news from Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington

CNBC regular and president of the investment firm of Farr, Miller & Washington in Washington, D.C., Michael Farr, is On the Money with Chris DeSimio to discuss the newly released job report, current investment news, and his most recent book, Restoring our American Dream- The Best Investment.

"Carry On, Warrior"
1:30 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Glennon Doyle Melton from Momastery.com

Her online community is large and passionate. Her essay, Don’t Carpe Diem, was a viral sensation. Glennon Doyle Melton is founder of the online community known as Momastery.com. Her writings have helped her conquer her demons while realizing many other women shared the same fears and contradictions as she. Her new book, Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed, brings together many of her best and favorite essays, along with some new ideas. Our Maryanne Zeleznik speaks to the author, mother and wife, about her life’s journey and what this book means to her.

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