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A weekly conversation about books and life, not necessarily in that order.

The Virtual Memories Show Gil Roth

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    • 4.9 • 61 Ratings

A weekly conversation about books and life, not necessarily in that order.

    Episode 417 - Mark Wunderlich

    Episode 417 - Mark Wunderlich

    Poet Mark Wunderlich joins the show to talk about his new collection, God of Nothingness, and how a year of personal losses primed him for our time in Pandemia

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 416 - Wendung

    Episode 416 - Wendung

    Come for the interminable ramble about my turning 50, and stick around for nearly 40 of my pod-guests answering the question: What do you wish you had done before the pandemic?

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Episode 415 - Jerome Charyn

    Episode 415 - Jerome Charyn

    Author Jerome Charyn rejoins the show to celebrate the debut of his amazing novel, Sergeant Salinger. We get into Salinger's wartime experience, how it may have led to the author's famed seclusion, Jerome's literary ventriloquism, and more!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 414 - James Oseland

    Episode 414 - James Oseland

    James Oseland rejoins the show to celebrate the launch of his new cookbook series, World Food: Mexico City!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 413 - DW Young

    Episode 413 - DW Young

    DW Young joins the show to talk about his wonderful documentary, The Booksellers, the world of antiquarian book dealers, and more

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 412 - The Guest List 2020

    Episode 412 - The Guest List 2020

    Thirty of this year's podcast guests tell us about the favorite books they read in 2020 and the books they hope to get to in 2021!

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

NJwclawyer ,

Great interviews with authors.

There are so many interesting books that never make it to the top of The New York Times bestseller list. This podcast consists of interviews with established authors who may not be household names but who have written some very interesting books and lead very interesting lives.
Gil Roth does a great job interviewing them. I guarantee you’ll not only enjoy the interviews but get some great ideas for your next read.

SeattleKat ,

Good conversation

Gil Roth brings his breadth of knowledge to comics, graphic novels, artists, authors and consistently hosts in-depth and insightful conversations rich in texture, nuance and humor. He’s the kind of guy you would like to share a story and a beer. Enjoy!

Branch Derridean ,

Superb

Great host, great guests, great production. Glad I found this podcast. Keep it up, Gil.

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