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Author interviews and literary news w/ host Jason Jefferies. Presented by Quail Ridge Books.

Bookin' Bookin' w/ Jason Jefferies

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Author interviews and literary news w/ host Jason Jefferies. Presented by Quail Ridge Books.

    082--Bookin' w/ Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

    082--Bookin' w/ Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

    This week, authors Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone join host Jason Jefferies to discuss their sensational new novel, This Is How You Lose the Time War, which is published by our friends at Saga Press.  Topic discussed include co-writing, colors, Bill & Ted, Naomi Mitchison's Travel Light, and much more.  Copies of This Is How You Lose the Time War can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.  

    • 47 min
    081--Bookin' w/ Thurston Clarke

    081--Bookin' w/ Thurston Clarke

    In a special Memorial Day episode, Guggenheim fellow Thurston Clarke joins host Jason Jefferies to discuss Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War, which is published by our friends at Anchor Books.  Topics of discussion include the evacuation of Vietnam, historical photographs, Oskar Schindler, Dunkirk, Afghanistan, the concept of "home", and much more.  Copies of Honorable Exit can be ordered here with FREE MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING.  

    • 39 min
    080--Bookin' w/ John Grisham

    080--Bookin' w/ John Grisham

    This week, New York Times bestselling author John Grisham joins host Jason Jefferies to talk about his new novel Camino Winds, which is published by our friends at Doubleday.  Topics discussed include Matthew McConaughey, bookstores as a setting, writing a series vs. a standalone novel, baseball, what it means to "pull a Trump", and much more.  Signed copies of Camino Winds can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING (while supplies last).  

    • 19 min
    079--Bookin' w/ Lionel Shriver

    079--Bookin' w/ Lionel Shriver

    This week, New York Times bestselling author and Orange Prize winner Lionel Shriver joins host Jason Jefferies to discuss her new book The Motion of the Body Through Space, which is published by our friends at Harper Collins.  Topics of discussion include the cult of exercise, marathons, religion, whether liberal arts majors are employable, being a man in 2020, and literary festivals.  Copies of The Motion of the Body Through Space (released May 19th) can be preordered here with FREE SHIPPING.    

    • 22 min
    078--Bookin' w/ Sue Monk Kidd

    078--Bookin' w/ Sue Monk Kidd

    This week, New York Times bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd joins host Jason Jefferies to talk about her new novel The Book of Longings, which is published by our friends at Viking.  Topics of conversation include writing about Jesus from a novelist's perspective (as opposed to a religious one), the importance of women in religious scriptures and the texts of ancient philosophers, arranged marriages, pandemics 200 years ago versus pandemics today, and much more.  Signed copies of The Book of Longings are available here with FREE SHIPPING (while supplies last).  Sue Monk Kidd will be joining Jason Jefferies again for part three of The Book of Longings Book Club.  More information about The Book of Longings Book Club can be found here.

    • 30 min
    077--Bookin' w/ Pico Iyer

    077--Bookin' w/ Pico Iyer

    This week, Pico Iyer joins host Jason Jefferies to talk about his new book Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells published by our friends at Vintage.  Topics of conversation include Leonard Cohen, ping pong, the Dalai Lama, foreign conflicts, The Tale of Genji, Japan and pop culture, and much more.  Copies of Autumn Light can be purchased here with free shipping.  

    • 34 min

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