LadyBird & Friends
Jan Spivey Gilchrist
We Are Shining

Air Date/Time: August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Betsy Bird speaks with Jan Spivey Gilchrist about We Are Shining. 

From Gwendolyn Brooks, U.S. Poet Laureate and the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist comes We Are Shining. Marking the 100th birthday of Gwendolyn Brooks, this powerful picture book is a celebration of the diversity of our world. This life-affirming poem is now illustrated for the very first time, with stunning, vibrant images.

A story of our shared humanity, Gwendolyn Brooks honors the beauty of our world and the many different people in it. Brooks speaks to all children of the world in this moving poem about acceptance, stressing that every child should have the opportunity for a shining future and offering hope for a better tomorrow.

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Marcus Sakey
Afterlife

Air Date/Time: August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Host: Libby Hellmann

Libby Hellmann speaks with Marcus Sakey about his book, Afterlife.

A supernatural thriller about FBI agents racing to solve a terrible act – and find a way to reunite from beyond the grave.

Stranger Than Fiction
Donna Solecka Urbikas
My Sister’s Mother

Air Date/Time: August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Host: Paul Berlanga

Paul Berlanga speaks with Donna Solecka Urbikas about her book, My Sister’s Mother. 

In this unforgettable memoir, Donna recounts her family history and her own survivor’s story, finally understanding the damaged mother who had saved her sister.

LadyBird & Friends
Betsy Bird
Funny Girl

Funny Girl Betsy Bird

Air Date/Time: July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Host: Andrew Medlar

Andrew Medlar speaks with Betsy Bird about her newest compilation, Funny Girl.

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece Bell, Sophie Blackall, Libba Bray, Shannon Hale, Lisa Graff, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry. 

Stranger Than Fiction
Laura Tempest Zakroff
The Witch’s Cauldron

The Witch's Cauldron

Air Date/Time: July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Host: M. Sylvia Castle

M. Sylvia Castle talked with Laura Tempest Zakroff about her book, The Witch’s Cauldron. 

This primer shares the spellbinding history, tradition, and modern uses of the Witch’s cauldron.

Lit With Love
Julie Ann Walker
Fuel For Fire

Fuel For Fire

Air Date/Time: July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Sonali Dev

Sonali Dav talked with Julie Ann Walker about her latest book, Fuel for Fire.

The tenth title in Walker’s Black Knights Inc. series, it  finds a brooding covert operative and a spunky CIA agent discovering a burning passion. Learn more and order your signed copy today.

 

Lit With Love
Julie Quinn
The Girl With the Make-Believe Husband

The Girl With the Make-Believe Husband

Air Date/Time: June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Host: Sonali Dev

Sonali Dev talked with Julie Quinn about The Girl With the Make-Believe Husband.

Our heroine, Cecilia Harcourt, finds herself trapped in a lie; that just might change her future forever.

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Cara Black
Murder in Saint Germain

Murder in Saint Germain

Air Date/Time: June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Host: Libby Fischer Hellman

Libby Fischer Hellmann talked with Cara Black about her latest book, Murder in Saint Germain.  The 17th book in the Aimee Ludec series has her balancing baby, bad guys, and  Louboutins. 

A House Divided
Sidney Blumenthal
Wrestling with His Angel

Wrestling With His Angel

Air Date/Time: June 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Daniel Weinberg talked with Sidney Blumenthal about Wrestling with His Angel, the second installment of Blumenthal’s four volume Lincoln biography. Order your signed copy today. 

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Marc Elsberg
Blackout

Blackout

Air Date/Time: June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Host: Libby Fischer Hellman

Libby Fischer Hellman talked with Marc Elsberg about his latest book, Blackout.

When the entire power grid across  Europe collapses, hactivist Pieoro’s investigation leads the authorities to name him as the prime suspect. Can he uncover who’s behind the attacks?

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Presents A Conversation with
Libby Fischer Hellman & Renee Rosen

Air Date/Time: May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Author’s Voice presented two Chicago authors talking about their latest books.

Libby Fischer Hellman talks about War Spies and Bobby Sox, stories about World War II at home.

Renee Rosen’s latest, Windy City Blues, is about love and music during the civil rights movement.

A House Divided
David Garrow
Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

Rising Star

Air Date/Time: May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Daniel Weinberg talked with David Garrow about Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama. Garrow reveals as never before the ambition, the dreams, and the all-too-human struggles of the iconic president.  Order your signed copy today.

 

Stranger Than Fiction
Kate Moore
The Radium Girls

The Radium Girls

Air Date/Time: May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Host: Paul Berlanga

Paul Berlanga talked with Kate Moore about her latest book, The Radium Girls.

The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Order your signed copy today. 

Lit With Love
Beth Kery
Behind the Curtain

Behind The Curtain

Air Date/Time: May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Sonali Dev

Sonali Dev talked with Beth Kery about Behind The Curtain.

Cultures clash and passions ignite in this novel that will leave you begging for more. It’s from the bestselling author of The Affair and Looking Inside.

A House Divided
Pamela Toler, PhD
Heroines of Mercy Street

Heroines of Mercy Street

Air Date/Time: May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Bjorn Skaptason talked with Pamela Toler, PhD about her latest book, Heroines of Mercy Street: the Real Nurses of the Civil War. It is the companion book to the PBS series.

Using diaries, letters, and books written by these pioneers, Toler creates a fascinating portrait of true heroines. Learn more and order your signed copy today.

LadyBird & Friends
B. T. Gottfred
The Nerdy and the Dirty

The Nerdy and the Dirty

Air Date/Time: April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

Betsy Bird talked with B. T. Gottfred about his latest book, The Nerdy and the Dirty.

This YA title is a “must read” for lovers of the genre. Order your signed copy today.

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Sara Paretsky
Fallout

Fallout

Air Date/Time: April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Host: Libby Fischer Hellman

Libby Fischer Hellmann talked with Sara Paretsky about her latest book, Fallout.  This is the 19th book in her V. I. Warshawski series. Order your signed copy. 

A House Divided
Brian Dirck
Lincoln in Indiana &
Jodi Kanter
Presidential Libraries as Performance

Lincoln in Indiana & Presidential Libraries as Performance

Air Date/Time: April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Daniel Weinberg talked with Jodi Kanter about Presidential Libraries as Perfomance. Brian Dirck was scheduled but was unavailable to attend. Both books are available, signed by the authors. Order your signed books today.

Stranger Than Fiction
Greer Macallister
Girl in Disguise

Girl In Disguise

Air Date/Time: April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Bjorn Skaptason talked with Greer Macallister about Girl In Disguise. This historical novel features America’s first female detective, Kate Warne.  Order your signed copy today.

A House Divided
Judith Giesberg
Sex and the Civil War &
Jonathan W. White
Midnight in America

A House Divided

Air Date/Time: March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Daniel Weinberg talked with Judith Giesberg about her book, Sex and the Civil War and Jonathan W. White, author of Midnight in America. Order your signed copies today.

Lit With Love
Beverly Jenkins
Breathless

Lit With Love

Air Date/Time: March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Sonali Dev

Sonali Dev talked with Beverly Jenkins about her latest book, Breathless. This is the second book in her Old West series.

LadyBird & Friends
Jack Cheng
See You in the Cosmos

See You in the Cosmos

Air Date/Time: March 13 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

Betsy Bird talked with Jack Cheng about See You in the Cosmos. 

In this funny and moving novel, a space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe.  in this funny and moving novel.

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William Kent Krueger
Manitou Canyon

Air Date/Time: March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Host: Libby Fischer Hellman

Libby Fischer Hellmann talked with William Kent Krueger about his book, Manitou Canyon.

Manitou Canyon in the fifteenth book in Krueger’s Cork O’Connor series.

A House Divided
George Saunders
Lincoln in the Bardo

Air Date/Time: March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Bjorn Skaptason talked with George Saunders about Lincoln in the Bardo. This moving and original father-son story features Abraham Lincoln. Order your signed copy today.

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Michael Harvey
Brighton

Air Date/Time: February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Libby Fischer Hellmann

Libby Fischer Hellmann talked with Michael Harvey about his latest book, Brighton.

LadyBird & Friends
Eric Kahn Gale
The Wizard’s Dog

Air Date/Time: February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

Betsy Bird talked with Eric Kahn Gale about his latest book, The Wizard’s Dog.

 

A House Divided Talks About
The Ultimate Guide to the Gettysburg Address

The Ultimate Guide to the Gettysburg Address

Air Date/Time: February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Bjorn Skaptason talked with David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften about The Ultimate Guide to the Gettysburg Address.

Demonstrates how Lincoln used the six elements of a proposition to write the Gettysburg Address. Order your signed copy today.

Stranger Than Fiction Talks about
Algren: A Life

Algren: A Life

Air Date/Time: January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Host: Paul Berlanga

Paul Berlanga talked with Mary Wisniewski about her critically acclaimed book, Algren: A Life.

This is a fresh look at the man whose unique style and compassionate message enchanted readers and fellow writers. Order your signed copy today. 

LadyBird & Friends Presents
Threads

Threads

Air Date/Time: December 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

LadyBird and Friends presents Ami Polonsky about her new book, Threads. In Threads, the lives of two girls–one American, and one Chinese–intersect like two soaring kites in this story about loss, hope, and recovery. Order your signed copy today.

A House Divided Welcomes
Noah Andre Trudeau

Air Date/Time: December 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Noah Andre Trudeau talks about Lincoln’s Greatest Journey, an examination of Lincoln’s trip to City Point, VA in the spring of 1865.

Order Your Signed, 1st Edition from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.

A House Divided Welcomes
Mark Zwonitzer

The Statesman and the Storyteller

Air Date/Time: December 3, 2016

Due to a scheduling conflict, the author was unable to come to the show. We are selling the 1st edition copies; without the author’s signature.

Mark Zwonitzer’s The Statesman and the Storyteller examines the relationship between Mark Twain and John Hay.

Order Your 1st Edition Copy from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.

 

Signing Station
Talks About Ghost Talkers

Ghost Talkers

Air Date/Time: November 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Host: Blake Hausladen

Signing Station hosts Mary Robinette Kowal, author of Ghost Talkers.  This new novel from the multiple Hugo award winner features the mysterious spirit corps and their heroic work in World War I. Order your signed copy today.

LadyBird & Friends Presents
Giant Squid

Giant Squid

Air Date/Time: November 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

LadyBird & Friends presents Eric Rohmann, the illustrator of Giant Squid. Watch live when  Rohmann talks about this clever nonfiction book for ages 6-10. Order your signed copy today.

A House Divided Welcomes
Timothy B. Smith

Air Date/Time: November 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Award-winning Civil War historian Timothy B. Smith gives readers a battlefield view of the fight for Forts Henry and Donelson; and gives a wide-angle perspective on their  meaning in the war’s outcome.

Order Your 1st Edition, Signed Copy from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

A House Divided Welcomes
David Powell

Chickamauga Campaign

Air Date/Time: November 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Dave Powell talks about his latest book, The Chickamauga Campaign: A Barren Victory.

Barren Victory is the third and concluding volume of Powell’s Chickamauga Campaign Trilogy.

Order Your 1st Edition, Signed Copy from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

A House Divided Welcomes
Peter Cozzens

Air Date/Time: October 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Peter Cozzens talks about his latest book, The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars in the American West.

Order Your Later Edition, Signed on Bookplate Copy From Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc.

A House Divided Welcomes
Thomas Army, Jr.

Engineering Victory Tom Army, Jr.

Air Date/Time: October 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Host: Bjorn Skaptason

Thomas  Army, Jr. talks about his latest book,  Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War.

Order Your 1st Edition, Signed Copy from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

A House Divided Welcomes
Ronald C. White

Air Date/Time: October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:05 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Ronald White talks about his latest book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. Based on seven years of research with primary documents this is destined to become the Grant biography of our time. Order Your Signed on Bookplate Copy at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

LadyBird & Friends Presents
I Am Drums

Air Date/Time: October 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

LadyBird & Friends presents I Am Drums by Mike Grosso. Mike Grosso has created a determined heroine readers will identify with and embrace as one of their own.  

A House Divided Welcomes
James Lee McDonough

William Tecumseh Sherman

Air Date/Time: October 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Host: Daniel Weinberg

James Lee McDonough talks about his latest book, William Tecumseh Sherman: In The Service of My Country: A Life. This is major new biography of one of America’s most storied military figures. Order Your Signed, 1st ed Copy at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

 

LadyBird & Friends Presents
President Squid

President Squid Aaron Reynolds

Air Date/Time: September 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Host: Betsy Bird

LadyBird & Friends presents President Squid by Aaron Reynolds. Aaron Reynolds  explores the ideal qualities of leaders, diplomats…and giant squid.  

Order Your Signed on Bookplate, 1st ed. Copy Today.

Murder, They Wrote Talks About
The One Man

The One Man

Air Date/Time: September 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Host: Renee Rosen

Murder They Wrote debuted with The One Man by Andrew Gross. This historical novel from the New York Times bestselling author brims with compelling characters and a tense story line.

Sidney Blumenthal on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: May 25, 2016
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Sidney Blumenthal talked about his new book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1845. Projected to be a four-volume set, having all four in first edition is a must for the Lincoln collector.

Order Your Signed, 1st Edition Copy. Volume II, Wrestling With His Angel, is also available.

Michael Koryta on Authors’ Voice at BEA

Air Date/Time: May 13, 2016
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Michael Koryta joined us as Authors’ Voice streamed live from Book Expo America.

Michael talked about his latest book, Last Words. This well-plotted cold-case thriller is proof that Koryta deserves to be called one of today’s top thriller writers.

George Leopold on Authors’ Voice at BEA

Air Date/Time: May 13, 2016
Host: Daniel Weinberg

George Leopold joined us as Authors’ Voice streamed live from Book Expo America.

George talked about his new book, Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom. A comprehensive survey of Grissom’s life. 

Nick Bruel on Authors’ Voice at BEA

Air Date/Time: May 12, 2016
Host: Betsy Bird

Streaming Live from BookExpo America, Nick Bruel talked about his new book, Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet. This kid-pleasing book is the ninth in the  popular Bad Kitty series.

Chris Cleave on Authors’ Voice at BEA

Chris Cleave

Air Date/Time: May 12, 2016
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Streaming Live from BookExpo America, Chris Cleave talked about his new book, Everyone Brave is Forgiven.  Chris’ masterful storytelling skills add luster to little-known World War II history. Order your signed copy today.

Jim Ottaviani on Authors’ Voice at BEA

Air Date/Time: May 12, 2016
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Jim Ottaviani joined us as Authors’ Voice streamed live from Book Expo America.

Jim talked about his new book, The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded. This graphic novel biography is a detailed account of Turing’s life. Order your signed copy today. 

 

David Axelrod on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: March 4, 2015
Host: Daniel Weinberg

David Axelrod talks about Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.

Senior Adviser to President Obama, David has devoted a lifetime to bringing fresh thinking to our political landscape.

Signed copies of Believer are available from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 

Walter Isaacson on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: December 3, 2014
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Walter Isaacson talks about The Innovators.

Isaacson’s  book tells the stories of the people who created the computer and the Internet. Signed copies available from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

James Swanson on Virtual Book Signing

James Swanson

Air Date/Time: November 30, 2013
Host: Daniel Weinberg

James Swanson talks about the Kennedy Assassination on Virtual Book Signing.

Swanson’s two titles are End of Days, and for young readers, The President Has Been Shot. Both are gripping, accounts of the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. Signed copies of each are available at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

Doris Kearns Goodwin on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: November 27, 2013
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism.

The story of the early 20th century muckraking press and how it inspired Theodore Roosevelt.  Available from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

Jeff Shaara on Virtual Book Signing

A Blaze of Glory

Air Date/Time: June 2, 2012
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Jeff Shaara talks about A Blaze of Glory on Virtual Book Signing.

Shaara brings his masterful story telling skills to the Battle of Shiloh. The first of a four-volume Western battle series. Signed copies available from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

Adam Goodheart on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: February 12, 2012
Host: Daniel Weinberg

Adam Goodheart discusses 1861 on Virtual Book Signing.

An epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields. Signed copies available from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

General Wesley Clark on Virtual Book Signing

Air Date/Time: September 12, 2008
Host: Daniel Weinberg

General Wesley Clark discusses A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country on Virtual Book Signing.

General Wesley Clark reveals his vision for America and shares leadership lessons from his unique life experiences. Available at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. 

Lit With Love
Meredith Duran
A Lady’s Code of Misconduct

Air Date/Time: August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Host: Sonali Dev

Sonali Dev talks with Meredith Duran about A Lady’s Guide to Misconduct

Jane Mason is done behaving nicely. To win her freedom, she’ll strike a deal with the most dangerous man she knows—a rising star in politics, whose dark good looks mask an even darker heart.

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