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Barbara Gray reads the Thanksgiving story Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie from the book Haunted Holidays: Twelve Months of Kentucky Ghosts by Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown.

Artist: David Michael Beck

Sandy Bolek from Books by the Banks joins Mark with all the information visitors to the annual book festival will need, including some authors who have recently signed on and a rundown of the author panels and spotlights that will happen throughout the event.

The popularity of bourbon has surged during the past decade. As evidence, just look at the number of bars locally dedicated to the drink. In Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker, award-winning whiskey writer and Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select barrel-aged bourbons based on your flavor preferences.

This interview originally aired May 8, 2015.

The new book, Walking Cincinnati, by Danny Korman and Katie Meyer, is a guide through the historical, architectural, and culinary sites in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. The book focuses on the human-interest stories connected with the places noted along the book’s 32 walking tours, and unveils some of the more fascinating aspects of Greater Cincinnati. 

Sandy Bolek from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and Michael Link from Joseph Beth Booksellers are back to continue our look at some of the non-fiction authors who will be at this year's Books by the Banks Festival.

In Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker, award-winning whiskey writer and Wall Street Journal-best-selling author Fred Minnick debunks bourbon myths, provides distillery production methods, and creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select bourbons based on flavor preferences and bourbon styles.

Sandy Bolek from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and Michael Link from Joseph Beth Booksellers are back to highlight some of the fiction authors you can find at this year's Books by the Banks Festival.

It's Market Day! Bear has picked delicious blueberries. Mole has dug up yummy worms. Their friend Skunk made a new kind of perfume she knows will be a gigantic hit. The trio can't wait to make big piles of dimes. But there are surprises both good and bad in store for the three friends as the farmers market gets underway.

It's all about engaging young readers as Sandy Bolek from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and Michael Link from Joseph Beth Booksellers tell us about the updated Kids Corner and Teen Scene available at the 2015 Books by the Banks Festival.

How much can you really know about the woman next door?

From Leah Stewart, the critically acclaimed author of The History of Us and The Myth of You and Me, The New Neighbor explores the secrets that bind people together and drive them apart.

Sandy Bolek from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and Michael Link from Joseph Beth Booksellers stop by to share more information about the various panels and workshops available at the 2015 Books by the Banks Festival.

The G-Man and the Diamond King: A True FBI Crime Story of the 1930s is not only the story of two men whose paths crossed in a backyard shootout with tragic results, but it is, too, the story of one of America's most dangerously exciting decades and the birth of modern crime-fighting.

Cincinnati's Books by the Banks festival will recognize the best of the best with its first-ever Author Awards. These awards are meant to honor the abilities of the writers, and to say thank you for making the festival one of the best in the country.

Join Jeff Suess as he delves into the mystery and legacy of Cincinnati's lost landmarks in Lost Cincinnati.

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