Tag Archives: Authors

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.

Susan Wiggs

Best-selling author Susan Wiggs called in to talk about her newest novel, “Map of the Heart.”  We discussed the perks of being a successful author, keeping in touch with her readers, and reverse-translating her books.

Katharine McGee

Katharine McGee wrote the 2016 bestseller “The Thousandth Floor” and has just released the second volume of the trilogy, “The Dazzling Heights.”  We discussed how refreshing it is to have a book featuring young adults where the future isn’t dystopian, how to avoid the “middle book syndrome,” and why the title is such a tongue twister for me.

Alicia Silverstone

Critically-acclaimed actress and best-selling author Alicia Silverstone called in to talk about her busy career, her new line of healthy organic vitamins, and why she created the Kind Diet.