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James S. Pula
Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Volume 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865
August 16, 3:30pm (C)
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.
When the Lights Go Out
August 28, 12 noon(C)
When the Lights Go Out
Air Date/Time: August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm CST
Libby Hellmann interviews author Mary Kubica about her new book, When the Lights Go Out. Trying to rebuild your life is hard enough – but what if nothing you thought you knew about your old life was true? A gripping new read from the author of The Good GirlSend Questions or Comments
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
Watch Lit With Love
August 28, 1:30 pm(C)
Lit With Love
Air Date/Time: August 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Sonali Dev interviews author Brenda Novak about her new book, Face Off. Dr Evelyn Talbot has worked for years to save potential victims of men like the man who once tortured her… Now, working in a small town in Alaska, something seems familiar about a recent spate of crimes – her boyfriend, the area’s only police can only do so much…
This interview will be broadcast live – but you can ask your questions in advance! On our comments below or on our facebook page leave a...Send Questions or Comments
Sonali Dev, Award winning author, writes Bollywood-style love stories that let her explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in a happily ever after.
Sonali’s novels have been on Library Journal, NPR, Washington Post and Kirkus Best Books lists. She won the American Library Association’s award for best romance in 2014, is a RITA Finalist, RT Reviewer Choice Award Nominee, and winner of the RT Seal of Excellence.
Sonali lives in the Chicago suburbs with her very patient and often amused husband and two teens who demand both patience and humor, and the world’s most perfect dog. Find out more at sonalidev.com.
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The Great Believers
September 12, 3 pm (C)
The Great Believers
Air Date/Time: September 12 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Roberta Rubin interviews author Rebecca Makkai about her newest novel The Great Believers.
You can ask a question of Rebecca by leaving it in the comments below – we’ll ask on air. Watch us live or on our facebook page OR on our Youtube channel.Send Questions or Comments
Roberta Rubin has been a bookseller for almost 40 years. For over 30 years, she owned the famed The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka IL. It is one of the most celebrated independent bookstores in the country. An active reader, she has hosted a radio show on WFMT sharing the latest books and has led numerous book clubs both in her shop and around Chicagoland.
She received the 2012 Bookstore of the Year honor from Publishers Weekly.
Formerly, she was a member of the Board of Directors for the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression.
Currently, she serves as co-chair on the Board of Directors for the Writer’s Museum of America. She is also actively engaged on the Board of the Ragdale Foundation and the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Four Corners.
She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.