Tag Archives: Authors

Ella Morton

Ella Morton is a travel writer who specializes in the strange and wondrous.  She’s one of the co-authors of ATLAS OBSCURA: An Explorer’s Guide To The World’s Hidden Wonders.  We discussed some of the fun sites highlighted in the book, including a museum in Chicago I was completely unaware of (The International Museum of Surgical Science – fun for all the family).  We also shared our experiences on the set of Sesame Street.

Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy is the New York Times bestselling author of The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family and Michelle: A Biography.  Her new book is Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II.

Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of award winning social impact agency Women Online and The Mission List, a social change influencer database. She is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999, when she helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first Internet chat.  She’s the author of the insightful new book Hiding in the Bathroom:  An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home).  Clearly, Morra knows me better than my therapist.

Andrew Vaughan

Andrew Vaughan is a distinguished and respected music journalist whose work has appeared in Billboard, Music Week, Mojo, Q, the London Times, the Guardian and numerous other publications.  Andrew called in to discuss the life and career of Willie Nelson as chronicled in his new book, Willie Nelson: American Icon.

Dylan Jones

Dylan Jones is a multi-award-winning editor of British GQ magazine and was awarded an OBE in 2013 for services to publishing.  (Sir) Dylan called in to discuss his new book David Bowie: A Life.

 

Paul Beston

Paul Beston is managing editor of City Journal, published by the Manhattan Institute. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street JournalCity Journal, Real Clear Sports, The American SpectatorThe American ConservativeThe Christian Science MonitorThe Millions, and the New York Journal of Books, as well as on the boxing website The Sweet Science.  Paul discussed his book The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring.

Ken Pisani

Ken Pisani is a television writer and producer, screenwriter, playwright, comic book author, novelist and a former cartoonist. (Ken needs to learn how to focus.) He is one of three finalists for the coveted Thurber Prize for American Humor for his debut novel AMP’D.

Ken Follett

Ken Follett has sold more than 160 million copies of his 30 books.  Ken called in to discuss his newest novel, A Column of Fire, the third book in the Kingsbridge series.

Nancy Pearl

“Americalibrarian” and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl discussed her debut novel  — and Indie Next Pick – George & Lizzie.

Sandeep Kapoor

On the morning of October 12, 2007, Dr. Sandeep Kapoor was implicated in the death of one of his patients, reality star Anna Nicole Smith, and subsequently tried on six felony counts.  After a protracted and costly legal battle, he was acquitted on all charges, exonerated and shown to be a caring and concerned doctor.  He shares his stories in a new book, TRUST ME, I’M A DOCTOR-My Life Before, During and After Anna Nicole Smith.