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

Bookin‪'‬ Bookin' w/ Jason Jefferies

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

    161--Bookin‘ w/ Makiia Lucier

    161--Bookin‘ w/ Makiia Lucier

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Makiia Lucier, author of Year of the Reaper, which is published by our friends at Clarion Books.  Topics of discussion include plagues, ghosts, librarians, arranged marriages, religion (or lack thereof) during trying times, traveling by horse, lynx, Guam, and much more.  Copies of Year of the Reaper can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.  

    • 21 min
    160--Bookin‘ w/ Farah Ali

    160--Bookin‘ w/ Farah Ali

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Farah Ali, who discusses her new book People Want to Live, which is published by our friends at McSweeney's.  Topics of discussion include shootings in the media, desensitization, whether parents can ever truly know their children, whether corporate news organizations are alarmist by nature, the evil eye, tourism, Dubliners and much more.  Copies of People Want to Live can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.

    • 23 min
    159--Bookin‘ w/ Ed Southern

    159--Bookin‘ w/ Ed Southern

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Ed Southern, Executive Director of the North Carolina Writers' Network and author of Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South, which is published by our friends at Blair.  Topics of conversation include the North Carolina Writers' Network, the ACC tournament, Mark Cuban and the cancellation of an NBA season due to COVID-19, change, the Bookmarks Festival, whether you should marry an Alabama football fan, books about sports fandom, Wake Forest University football, Lou Holtz, Hanif Abdurraqib, and much more.  Signed copies of Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.   

    • 37 min
    158--Bookin‘ w/ Jeffrey E. Garten

    158--Bookin‘ w/ Jeffrey E. Garten

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Jeffrey E. Garten, Dean Emeritus of the Yale School of Management, former Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade in the Clinton administration, and a managing director of the Blackstone Group.  His new book is Three Days at Camp David: How a Secret Meeting in 1971 Transformed the Global Economy, which is published by our friends at Harper.  Topics of conversation include the gold standard, a pinned dollar, the climate surrounding Nixon's presidency vs. Biden's presidency, the long term societal effects of a deemphasis on education, cryptocurrency, what the paper dollar is worth, and much more.  Copies of Three Days at Camp David: How a Secret Meeting in 1971 Transformed the Global Economy can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.

    • 27 min
    157--Bookin‘ w/Sean Avery Medlin

    157--Bookin‘ w/Sean Avery Medlin

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Sean Avery Medlin, author of 808s & Otherworlds, which is published by our friends at Two Dollar Radio.  Topics of conversation include Hades, the 808 drum machine, Erykah Badu, Arizona, the Trickster, BET, Kanye West and Donald Trump, and much more.  Copies of 808s & Otherworlds can be ordered here with FREE SHIPPING.  

    • 29 min
    156--Bookin‘ w/ Daniel Levin Becker

    156--Bookin‘ w/ Daniel Levin Becker

    This week, host Jason Jefferies is joined by Daniel Levin Becker, Senior Editor at McSweeney's and editor of Dear McSweeney's: Two Decades of Letters to the Editor from Writers, Readers and the Occasional Bewildered Consumer, which is published, of course, by our friends at McSweeney's.  Topics of conversation include the reasons why people write and read, shoring oneself against oblivion, a hissing armadillo named Andrew Jackson, raccoons, chicken nuggets, Michael Crichton, writing economically, Hanif Abdurraqib, and much more.  Copies of Dear McSweeney's: Two Decades of Letters to the Editor from Writers, Readers and the Occasional Bewildered Consumer can be purchased here with FREE SHIPPING.

    • 40 min

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ccarlson83 ,

Can you mute the background noise?

Just listened to my first episode and while I loved the content I found the background noise very distracting. Surely someone could figure out how to record this without the noise???

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