Watch Solved!
Julie Hzyz
Virtual Sabotage
October 24, 12:00 Noon (C)

 

Solved!
Julie Hyzy
Virtual Sabotage

Virtual Sabotage

Air Date/Time: October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm CST

Julie Hyzy brings Virtual Sabatoge to Solved! Libby Hellman hosts.

Kenna Ward, is an envoy for a virtual reality company. Their implants bring fantasy to reality.  It all happens in your head. But, when the human brain mistakes virtual situations for real life it’s her job to pull the humans back. Then, a key envoy goes rogue, Ward finds a sinister conspiracy to launch a take over of both worlds. Can she stop it? Or will there be no independent minds left to control?

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Libby Fischer Hellmann left a career in broadcast news in Washington, DC and moved to Chicago 35 years ago, where she, naturally, began to write gritty crime fiction. Twelve novels and twenty short stories later, she claims they’ll take her out of the Windy City feet first.

She has been a finalist twice for the Anthony, three times for Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year, the Agatha, the Shamus, the Daphne, and has won the Lovey multiple times.

In 2005 Libby was the national president of Sisters In Crime, a 3500 member organization dedicated to the advancement of female crime fiction authors. She also hosts a monthly radio show called “Second Sunday Crime” on the Authors on the Air internet network. More at http://libbyhellmann.com

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Janet Elizabeth Croon
The War Outside My Window
October 25, 3 pm (C)

 

A House Divided
Janet Elizabeth Croon
The War Outside My Window

The War Outside My Window

Air Date/Time: October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST

The War Outside My Window, edited by Janet Elizabeth Croon, is our next featured book on A House Divided. Bjorn Skaptason hosts.

Croon brings us the journal of LeRoy Wiley Gresham. His unique manuscript of the demise of the Old South—lauded by the Library of Congress as one of its premier holdings—is published here for the first time.

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Bjorn Skaptason

Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.

He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery.

A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin
Leadership in Turbulent Times
October 30, 12:30 pm (C)

Order a Book and Ticket to the Book Signing
After the Broadcast

at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.

A House Divided
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Leadership In Turbulent Times

Air Date/Time: October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CST

Daniel Weinberg interviews Pulitzer Prize winning author and friend of the show Doris Kearns Goodwin about her newest look at the American Presidency, Leadership In Turbulent Times.  Perhaps no other writer has more to tell us about the qualities that make an ordinary man into an exemplary, and world-changing, leader. Inspired by the four Presidents she has studied the most: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (for his work in Civil Rights).

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Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of Virtual Book Signing and Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world.

Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.

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