Monday, April 21, 2008
Tony D'Souza got a lot of great press for his first novel, Whiteman, and is getting good notices for his newest one, The Konkans. We had a chat about the latter, had some misunderstandings, and I made him late for a signing.
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Friday, April 04, 2008
I just got to shake Harry Belafonte, Jr.'s hand. He came to the station to do a program with US Rep. Steve Cohen. Everyone is in Memphis for the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. (Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CSPAN, etc.) Here's a crummy phonecam pic that you can't tell is Mr. Belafonte and Congressman Cohen, but ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Novelist Jacqueline Winspear dropped by the studios a few weeks ago to talk about her new novel, An Incomplete Revenge, the fifth in the Maisie Dobbs series. We talked of the Great War, hops picking in rural England and the Romany people, and even about her former career as a life coach. She is also one of the contributors for the great group blog, nakedauthors.com. (Don't worry, it's SFW.) A nice time, all around.