CapRadio Reads Welcomes Laurie R. King In March
This Will Be About Brilliant Writing
New Year! New Author Event!
A short little note this week.
Life is more fun when you live on purpose.
What a great "Last CapRadio Reads for 2014." What's next?
It was a great night for The Golden State. Michelle Richmond, Donna Apidone and our audience all had a terrific time, hearing the ins and outs of writing this book.
Corruption, fraud, scandal and intrigue.... They're not just for politicians anymore. CapRadioReads' September pick is The Art Forger.
While the group gathered to discuss this book, we all determined that there was really only one likeable character in the entire novel. That being said, we were all happy to learn more about this remarkable age of art and dance in Paris.
A sold out event, soulful music and a look into the life of one of America's greatest musicians. Galadrielle Allman is a superstar and a devoted daughter and historian.
An overflow crowd jammed into our Community Room for this conversation. It was amazing to hear our readers strong reactions to this book about the secret state of North Korea.
It's always interesting to inspect the lives of our favorite authors. The discussion about Under The Wide and Starry Sky, about the life of Robert Louis Stevenson was no different. We even heard some of his poetry from our readers.
There are many times that an author brings a reader to tears. It is not often, however, that it happens to the crowd at a book signing.
A packed house at CapRadio Reads to hear Paul Robins discuss his book Did Sid? with Rick Eytcheson. Were you there?
CapRadio Reads celebrated our first anniversary with New York Times Bestselling Author Christopher Reich and Morning Edition Host Donna Apidone.
Our November title, “The Orchardist” by Amanda Coplin, takes us to a rural part of the Pacific Northwest, where a reclusive orchardist tends to his apricots and apples as if they were family.
CapRadio Readers welcomed award winning author Anthony Marra to our Community Room last night with open arms and excellent questions.
Authors Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington wowed a cool room full of CapRadio Readers in their conversation with Donna Apidone.
This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future
For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.
As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Vs. Racism
Val James became the first American-born black player in the NHL in 1982. He ensured vicious racism, including fans throwing bananas on the ice. After 30 years in silence he is talking about it now.
'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Laura Kasinof about her memoir on her experience reporting in Yemen during the Arab Spring called, Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets.
Remembering Bertrice Small, One Of The Original 'Avon Ladies'
Small, who died this week at 77, was one of a group of authors who helped transform romance in the 1970s from a relatively tame, demure genre to the bold, bawdy books that sell by the millions today.
From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest
"Nature knows how to let animals live a very long time," says Bill Gifford, whose latest book is Spring Chicken, a look at the history of anti-aging schemes and current ways people try to live longer.
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Did you know a world record was broken on September 10?
Host and interviewer Donna Apidone sees CapRadioReads as more than a book club. It is an opportunity to share ideas associated with books. Sometimes her conversation with an author takes a revealing turn that surprises everyone in the room. (more)
So many books, so little time. Here are some titles we've heard about. These are not endorsements nor do they reflect the opinions of Capital Public Radio or CapRadio Reads.
Christopher Reich with CPR's Donna Apidone
Author Anthony Marra in conversation with Donna Apidone (12Aug13)
Authors Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington with Donna Apidone (8Jun13)
John Lescroart talks with Donna Apidone May 7, 2013
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