Watch LadyBird & Friends
The Book Of Boy
October 22, 5:30 pm (C)

Ladybird & Friends
Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Book of Boy

The Book of Boy

Air Date/Time: October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Betsy Bird talks with Catherine Gilbert Murdock about her latest book, The Book of Boy.

This beautiful book tells the story of  young outcast swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt.  Watch Live here and on Facebook too…

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Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library System, and the former Youth Materials Specialist of New York Public Library.

She is a prolific blogger of all things children’s literature related on her blog site, A Fuse #8 Production, hosted by School Library Journal. Betsy reviews for Kirkus and occasionally the New York Times, served on the 2006 Newbery committee, and is currently serving on the 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee.

Betsy is also the author of Children’s Literary Gems: Choosing and Using Them in Your Library Career, the picture book Giant Dance Party, illustrated by Brandon Dorman, and the co-author of the very adult book Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature, which she co-wrote with fellow bloggers Jules Danielson and Peter Sieruta. You can find more information about Betsy at her website www.betsybirdbooks.com.

 Watch Stranger Than Fiction
Robert Bruegmann
Art Deco Chicago
October 23, 1 pm (C)

Stranger Than Fiction
Robert Bruegmann
Art Deco Chicago

Art Deco Chicago

Air Date/Time: October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST

Art Deco Chicago  looks at the city’s influence on Art Deco design. From the Carbine and Carbon building to Alphonso Iannelli’s work for Sunbeam home electronics and beyond, the city plays an important role in creating and bringing Art Deco to the masses.

The editor of Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America, Robert Bruegmann,  visits Stranger Than Fiction to talk about this beautiful and very well-researched volume. Lovers of Art Deco should tune in!

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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

Watch A House Divided
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.

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

About The Post-Broadcast Book Signing
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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