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S4E1 – Greer Macallister, GIRL IN DISGUISE

Synopsis: Season 4 is finally here and we kick off the Season of Women Authors with historical fiction author Greer Macallister and her new novel Girl in Disguise. Greer also talks about taking liberties when writing historical fiction, writing accurate portrayals of the female historical experience, all those “Girl” titles, and what she’s reading now.…

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S3E14 – Chris Smith, THE DAILY SHOW (THE BOOK): AN ORAL HISTORY

Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of…

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S3E13 – Isabel Bandeira, BOOKISHLY EVER AFTER

Synopsis: Isabel Bandeira joins us for a live show from Short Stories Bookshop and Community Hub in Madison, NJ, where she discusses her debut novel, Bookishly Ever After and the follow-up, Dramatically Ever After. She also talks about positive representation in books, her cat-and-mouse publishing journey, and balancing a day job with the demands of…

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S3E12 – Charlie Lovett, THE LOST BOOK OF THE GRAIL

Synopsis: Charlie Lovett’s The Lost Book of the Grail is a story about Arthurian legend, the Holy Grail, medieval architecture and manuscripts, and questions of faith. Lovett talks about all of this, as well as his drafting process, how he’s able to keep track of hundreds of years worth of research, and his constant battle…

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S3E11 – Claire Fuller, SWIMMING LESSONS

Synopsis: Claire Fuller discusses her new novel, Swimming Lessons, and the dysfunctional family dynamics within. She also talks about the societal pressures of child-rearing, sisterly relationships, how her writing group helped shape her novel, her love of the editing process, and what it was like to write her first novel after turning 40. This episode…