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AOT #379: Philip Kerr Podcasts A Man Without Breath

2013-07-01 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Philip Kerr, the bestselling author of Prague Fatale, reads from and discusses A Man Without Breath, a powerful new thriller that returns sardonic Berlin cop Bernie Gunther to the Eastern Front in search of a cunning and savage killer who has left a trail of bloody victims. “The author pulls the reader down into the [...]…

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AOT #378: John Thavis Podcasts The Vatican Diaries

2013-06-24 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

For more than twenty-five years, John Thavis held one of the most fascinating journalistic jobs in the world: reporting on the inner workings of the Vatican. Thavis discusses his timely new book The Vatican Diaries: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Power, Personalities and Politics at the Heart of the Catholic Church, which offers a revealing [...]…

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AOT #377: Indira Ganesan Podcasts As Sweet as Honey

2013-06-17 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Indira Ganesan reads from and discusses her new novel As Sweet as Honey.”The imaginary Indian coastal island of Pi, where Ganesan has set her previous fiction, works beautifully as the setting for this East Asian homage to To the Lighthouse, both the nostalgic recreation of a lost perfect moment and an exploration into Woolf’s ‘thousand [...]…

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AOT #376: Kristopher Jansma Podcasts The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards

2013-06-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Kristopher Jansma reads from and discusses his novel The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, an inventive and witty debut about a young man’s quest to become a writer and the misadventures in life and love that take him around the globe. “Light and airy, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards is a funhouse of a novel about [...]…

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AOT #375: Dan Schultz Podcasts Dead Run: The Murder of a Lawman and the Greatest Manhunt of the Modern American West

2013-06-03 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Award-winning journalist Dan Schultz, who until recently co-managed the Aspen, Colorado independent bookstore Explore Booksellers, discusses his new book Dead Run: The Murder of a Lawman and the Greatest Manhunt of the Modern American West. Evoking Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, Schultz tells the true story of desperado survivalists, a brutal murder, and vigilante justice [...]…

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AOT #374: Marisa Silver Podcasts Mary Coin

2013-05-27 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Critically acclaimed author Marisa Silver reads from and discusses her new novel Mary Coin. In 1936, in the midst of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange took a photograph for the Federal Resettlement Program that would become the most iconic image of that unforgettable time in American history. Her subject was Florence Owens Thompson, a [...]…

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AOT #373: Taiye Selasi Podcasts Ghana Must Go

2013-05-21 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Taiye Selasi reads from and discusses her critically acclaimed debut novel Ghana Must Go. Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kweku’s death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. Ghana [...]…

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AOT #372: Hugh Howey Podcasts Wool

2013-05-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Former bookseller Hugh Howey reads from and discusses his debut science fiction novel Wool. In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Now, the Silo’s inhabitants are [...]…

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AOT #371: Dan Baum Podcasts Gun Guys: A Road Trip

2013-05-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Colorado author Dan Baum, a former staff writer for The New Yorker, reads from and discusses his new book Gun Guys: A Road Trip. In his book, Baum, both a lifelong gun guy and a Jewish Democrat, grabs his licensed concealed handgun and hits the road to meet some of the 40 percent of Americans [...]…

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AOT #370: Kent Haruf Podcasts Benediction

2013-04-29 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Kent Haruf, the beloved and best-selling author of Plainsong and Eventide, reads from and discusses his new novel Benediction, a story of life and death, and the ties that bind, once again set out on the High Plains in Holt, Colorado. Bracing, sad and deeply illuminating, Benediction captures the fullness of life by representing every [...]…

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AOT #369: David Burstein Podcasts Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaping Our World

2013-04-22 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

David Burstein is the founder and executive director of Generation18 and director of the documentary 18 in ’08. A frequent contributor to Fast Company, Burstein has appeared as a commentator on youth and politics for a range of publications and media outlets, including CNN, ABC, NPR, and the New York Times. Burstein discusses his new [...]…

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AOT #368: Margot Berwin Podcasts Scent of Darkness

2013-04-16 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Margot Berwin, author of the bestselling debut Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire, reads from and discusses her new novel Scent of Darkness. In this eagerly anticipated second novel, Berwin takes readers deep into the bayous of Louisiana, to a world of fortune-tellers, soothsayers, and potent elixirs. Scent of Darkness is a magical, [...]…

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AOT #367: Deb Perelman Podcasts The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

2013-04-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Deb Perelman is a self-taught home cook and photographer; and the creator of SmittenKitchen.com, an award-winning blog with a focus on stepped-up home cooking through unfussy ingredients. Perelman discusses her bestselling new book The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. ($35.00) Knopf ISBN # 9780307595652. You can visit Deb Perelman‘s official web site as well. Listen to Authors [...]…

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AOT #366: Gretel Ehrlich Podcasts Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami

2013-04-02 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Gretel Ehrlich, the author of This Cold Heaven, The Future of Ice, and The Solace of Open Spaces, discusses and reads from her new book Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami. A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Ehrlich felt compelled to return [...]…

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AOT #365: Susan Cain Podcasts Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

2013-03-25 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
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Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Susan Cain, whose record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 3 million times, and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks, discusses the new paperback edition of her acclaimed book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Passionately argued, impressively [...]…

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AOT #364: Mike Bond Podcasts Saving Paradise

2013-03-19 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Bestselling novelist, war and human rights journalist, and international energy expert Mike Bond lives on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. Based on his experiences in dangerous, remote and war-torn regions of the world, his critically acclaimed novels depict the innate hunger of the human heart for good, the intense joys of love, the terror and [...]…

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AOT #363: Robert Crais Podcasts Suspect

2013-03-11 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Bestselling, award-winning thriller author Robert Crais, creator of the beloved Elvis Cole and Joe Pike mysteries, reads from and discusses his new stand-alone novel Suspect. Scott James is an LAPD officer whose partner, Stephanie, was murdered. Maggie was a USMC German shepherd patrol dog who lost her handler in Afghanistan. Now Scott and Maggie are [...]…

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AOT #362: Kim Harrison Podcasts Ever After

2013-03-04 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Supernatural adventure master Kim Harrison reads from and discusses Ever After, the eleventh entry in her New York Times bestselling Hollows series. When witch-turned-daywalking-demon Rachel Morgan sets off a chain of events that could lead to the end of the world-demonic and human-she must use her gifts to save those closest to her while preventing [...]…

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AOT #361: Brad Meltzer Podcasts The Fifth Assassin

2013-02-25 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Brad Meltzer is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Inner Circle and The Book of Fate, and six other bestselling thrillers. He is also the host of the History Channel series Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, the Eisner Award-winning writer of the graphic novel Justice League of America, and one of the co-creators of [...]…

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AOT #360: Carolina Garcia-Aguilera Podcasts Magnolia

2013-02-18 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Cuban-born, Miami Beach-based private investigator Carolina Garcia-Aguilera is the author of ten books, as well as a contributor to many anthologies, but she is perhaps best known for her Lupe Solano mystery series. Garcia-Aguilera reads from and discusses her new stand alone novel Magnolia. “Garcia-Aguilera creates a lovably imperfect heroine in this Pretty Woman-type tale…readers [...]…

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AOT #359: Ken Jennings Podcasts Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids

2013-02-11 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

In 2004, Ken Jennings successfully auditioned for a spot on Jeopardy!, and went on an unprecedented seventy-four game victory streak worth $2.52 million. Jennings’s book Brainiac, about his Jeopardy! adventures, was a critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller, as was his follow-up, Maphead. Jennings reads from and discusses his entertaining new book Because I Said [...]…

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AOT #358: Kevin J. Anderson Podcasts Clockwork Angels

2013-02-04 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Kevin J. Anderson is the bestselling science fiction author of over 100 novels, including twelve novels in the Dune universe, with Frank Herbert’s son Brian Herbert; the Saga of Seven Suns series; Terra Incognita; Resurrection, Inc.; Hopscotch; and many others. Anderson discusses his new novel Clockwork Angels, the novelization of legendary rock band Rush’s new [...]…

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AOT #357: Neil Landau Podcasts The Screenwriter’s Roadmap: 21 Ways to Jumpstart Your Story

2013-01-28 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Neil Landau teaches in the MFA in Screenwriting and Producing Programs at both UCLA School of Film & Television and USC School of Cinematic Arts, and is a faculty adviser in the MFA in Writing Program at Goddard College. An established Hollywood screenwriter and script doctor, his film credits include the cult hit Don’t Tell [...]…

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AOT #356: Chris Howard Podcasts Rootless

2013-01-21 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Before he wrote stories, Denver young adult author Chris Howard wrote songs, studied natural resources management, and led wilderness adventure trips for teenagers. Howard reads from and discusses his debut novel for young readers Rootless. In this dazzling debut, Howard presents a disturbing world with uncanny similarities to our own. Like the forests his main [...]…

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AOT #355: Simon Winchester Podcasts Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection

2013-01-14 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Simon Winchester is the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, A Crack in the Edge of the World, The Man Who Loved China, and more than a dozen other books. Mr. Winchester was made Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Elizabeth II in [...]…

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AOT #354: Mark Bowden Podcasts The Finish and Gregory Johnsen Podcasts The Last Refuge

2013-01-07 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
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Mark Bowden, author of the international bestseller Black Hawk Down, and a preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces, discusses his new book The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden. With access to key sources, Bowden takes us inside the rooms where decisions were made and on the ground where the action unfolded. [...]…

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AOT #353: Jo Nesbø Podcasts Phantom

2012-12-31 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Jo Nesbø, the author whose works include the electrifying international best-sellers The Snowman and The Leopard, reads from and discusses his new thriller Phantom. The brilliant, deeply troubled, now former police officer Harry Hole has fled to Hong Kong, fleeing the traumas of life as a cop. When the son of his lost love is [...]…

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AOT #352: Whitney Otto Podcasts Eight Girls Taking Pictures

2012-12-28 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Whitney Otto and Whitney Frick met by chance over an errant e-mail, and only later began working together due to mutual admiration of the other’s work. Otto, author of the bestselling novel How to Make an American Quilt, joins her editor Frick in conversation to discuss her new novel Eight Girls Taking Pictures, a finely [...]…

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AOT #351: Susan Elia MacNeal Podcasts Princess Elizabeth’s Spy

2012-12-17 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill’s Secretary. MacNeal reads from and discusses her new Maggie Hope novel Princess Elizabeth’s Spy, in which Maggie returns to protect Britain’s beloved royals against an international plot-one that could change the course of history. When the upstairs-downstairs world at Windsor is [...]…

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AOT #350: Randall Stross Podcasts The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s Most Exclusive School for Startups

2012-12-10 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Acclaimed journalist Randall Stross discusses his new book The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s Most Exclusive School for Startups. Investment firm Y Combinator is the most sought-after home for startups in Silicon Valley. Twice a year, it funds dozens of just-founded startups and provides three months of guid­ance from Paul Graham, YC’s impresario [...]…

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AOT #349: Justin Cronin Podcasts The Twelve

2012-12-03 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Justin Cronin is the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Passage, in which he constructed an unforgettable world transformed by a government experiment gone horribly wrong. Cronin reads from and discusses his new novel The Twelve, the eagerly awaited second book in The Passage trilogy. A heart-stopping thriller rendered with masterful literary skill, [...]…

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AOT #348: Jess Walter Podcasts Beautiful Ruins

2012-11-26 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Jess Walter, the acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets, reads from and discusses his new novel Beautiful Ruins, the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962, and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later. Gloriously inventive, constantly surprising, Beautiful Ruins is a [...]…

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AOT #347: Damien Echols Podcasts Life After Death

2012-11-19 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Damien Echols was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1993, only to be found innocent upon appeal and released in 2011. Westword journalist Alan Prendergast joins Damien in conversation in honor of his beautifully written memoir Life After Death, “Damien Echols spent eighteen years on death row for murders he did not commit. [...]…

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AOT #346: Matthew Inman Podcasts How To Tell if Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You

2012-11-12 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Brilliantly whimsical yet oddly informative, The Oatmeal is an entertainment web site full of comics, quizzes, and stories. The site gets more than 5 million unique page views a month; 250,000 blogs and web sites have linked to it. The Oatmeal is written, drawn, and coded by Matthew Inman, a king of all trades when [...]…

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Best of AOT: Madeleine Albright Offers Advice for the Last President Elect

2012-11-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

After months and months and months of campaigning, political commercials, and robocalls, we have arrived at Election Day 2012. With any luck, when we go to sleep tonight we’ll all know the outcome of this election. Four years ago, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright had some words of wisdom for our 44th President, detailed [...]…

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AOT #345: Jasper Fforde Podcasts The Last Dragonslayer

2012-11-05 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Jasper Fforde, the author of the bestselling Thursday Next mysteries and the Nursery Crime books, reads from and discusses his first novel for young readers The Last Dragonslayer. In his witty, effervescent new novel Fforde introduces fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange, who runs an agency for underemployed magicians in a world where magic is fading away. But [...]…

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AOT #344: Will Schwalbe Podcasts The End of Your Life Book Club

2012-10-29 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Will Schwalbe is the founder and CEO of Cookstr.com. Prior to that, he was editor-in-chief of Hyperion Books and a journalist, writing for such publications as the New York Times and Business Traveller. Schwalbe reads from and signs his new book The End of Your Life Book Club, a memoir about the two years he [...]…

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AOT #343: Hedrick Smith Podcasts Who Stole the American Dream?

2012-10-22 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
Length: 1s

Hedrick Smith is a bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, and Emmy Award-winning producer. His books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. Smith discusses his important new book Who Stole the American Dream?, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the [...]…

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AOT #342: Tony La Russa Podcasts One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season

2012-10-15 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa discusses his new book One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season. In addition to his fifty years in baseball, La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year awards-who led his teams to six Pennant wins and [...]…

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Mad Dog House by Mark Rubinstein

2012-10-15 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Can people change? That’s the central theme of this gritty, debut novel by author Mark Rubinstein, a longtime psychiatrist and Cornell University professor. Mad Dog House follows Roddy Dolan, a suburban surgeon who thinks he’s left behind a past—one that nearly landed him in jail at 17. But when Dolan agrees to invest in a [...]…

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AOT #341: Stephen Tobolowsky Podcasts The Dangerous Animals Club

2012-10-10 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Stephen Tobolowsky is a character actor – one of the most prolific screen and stage presences of our time – having appeared in productions that range from Deadwood to Glee, from Mississippi Burning to Groundhog Day. Tobolowsky discusses his new collection of essays and stories The Dangerous Animals Club. “Stephen Tobolowsky has found his true [...]…

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AOT #340: Marisol Murano Podcasts Valentina Goldman’s Immaculate Confusion

2012-10-03 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Since her arrival in the United States from Venezuela, Valentina Goldman isn’t exactly living the American Dream. She’s living the American Nightmare. Her late husband, Max, has left her a young widow, a step-daughter whom Valentina didn’t want, and a bi-polar ex-wife. And oh, having given up her dream job in New York, Valentina is [...]…

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AOT #339: David Abrams Podcasts Fobbit

2012-10-01 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Writer David Abrams, who served in the U.S. Army for twenty years, and was deployed to Iraq in 2005 as part of a public affairs team, reads from and discusses his debut novel Fobbit. Abrams’ book is a darkly ironic novel of the Iraq war that marks the acclaimed debut of a new voice in [...]…

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AOT #338: Molly Ringwald Podcasts When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories

2012-09-24 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Hollywood icon Molly Ringwald defined the teenage experience in such classic films as Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, and Sixteen Candles. Currently she stars in the ABC Family hit series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and is also the author of the bestselling book Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family and Finding [...]…

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AOT #337: Selden Edwards Podcasts The Lost Prince

2012-09-17 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Selden Edwards, the author of the beloved New York Times bestselling novel The Little Book, reads from and discusses his new book The Lost Prince, a novel about a love that is capable of bridging unfathomable distances. “Brilliant. Selden Edwards is a writer of great intellect and wit, and his books are a joy to [...]…

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AOT #336: Madeleine Albright Podcasts Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

2012-09-10 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948. This moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia, during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War, shows readers Albright’s intensely personal journey into the past that [...]…

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AOT #335: Jenny Lawson, a.k.a. The Bloggess Podcasts Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir)

2012-09-04 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Internet star Jenny Lawson, a.k.a. The Bloggess, reads from and discusses her literary debut Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir). “The Bloggess writes stuff that actually is laugh-out-loud, but you know that really you shouldn’t be laughing and probably you’ll go to hell for laughing, so maybe you shouldn’t read it. That [...]…

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AOT #334: Christian Kiefer Podcasts The Infinite Tides

2012-08-27 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
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Christian Kiefer joins us, in conversation with bestselling author Pam Houston, to read from and discuss The Infinite Tides, a stunning debut novel about an astronaut’s return to earth and the losses he must confront. “Maybe the most beautiful subject in literature, when it is handled with grace and intelligence, is the realization and release [...]…

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AOT #333: Rajiv Chandrasekaran Podcasts Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan

2012-08-20 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Rajiv Chandrasekaran is an assistant managing editor of The Washington Post. Prior to that, he was bureau chief in Baghdad, before, during, and after the war. Chandrasekaran, the award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, discusses his new book Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan. Meticulously reported, hugely revealing, Little [...]…

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AOT #332: Chris Cleave Podcasts Gold

2012-08-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Chris Cleave, the author of Incendiary and the New York Times bestseller Little Bee, reads from and discusses his new novel Gold. Set against the backdrop of the 2012 Olympics and echoing the adrenaline-fueled rush of a race around the Velodrome cycling track, Gold is a triumph of superbly paced, heart-in-throat storytelling. With great humanity [...]…

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AOT #331: G. Willow Wilson Podcasts Alif the Unseen

2012-08-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

G. Willow Wilson, the author of award-winning graphic novels, reads from and discusses her new book Alif the Unseen, a stunning and propulsive debut novel, blending cyberpunk adventure with the enchantment of Middle Eastern mythology. “G. Willow Wilson has a deft hand with myth and with magic, and the kind of smart, honest writing mind [...]…

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AOT #330: María Dueñas Podcasts The Time In Between

2012-07-30 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

María Dueñas reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of her debut novel The Time In Between, an inspiring international bestseller. The story of a seemingly ordinary woman who uses her talent and courage to transform herself first into a prestigious couturier and then into an undercover agent for the Allies during World War [...]…

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AOT #329: Amor Towles Podcasts The Rules of Civility

2012-07-23 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
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Amor Towles reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his bestselling debut novel The Rules of Civility, a story of 1938 New York City and a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. With its sparkling depiction of New York’s social strata, its intricate imagery and themes, and its immensely [...]…

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AOT #328: David Freed Podcasts Flat Spin

2012-07-16 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

David Freed owns a small plane and was a specialist in both law enforcement and military affairs. During an eighteen-year reporting career as an investigative journalist for the Los Angeles Times, he was an individual finalist for the Pulitzer Prize’s gold medal for Public Service, the highest award in American journalism, and later shared a [...]…

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Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman by Lakesia Johnson

2012-07-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Throughout American history, black women have evoked strong reaction from American media and have been imaged in ways that draw on the deep-seated stereotypes. In Iconic, Lakesia Johnson shows how truly revolutionary black women have not only controlled their own image despite such negative characterizations but done so for a greater good. Focusing on women [...]…

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Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity by Marcia Dawkins

2012-07-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

A pioneering work in the study of race and culture, Marcia Dawkins reveals that everyone passes – not just racial minorities – and that passing has been occurring for millennia. Clearly Invisible retells contemporary expressions and historically significant occurrences of individuals called passers. Along the way, Dawkins traces passing’s legal, political, and literary manifestations, questioning [...]…

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The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra by Adam English

2012-07-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

The real story of Santa Claus, and why he became a saint. Religious historian Adam English looks beyond the legends and lore of our red-suit-wearing, toy-making, Coke-drinking Santa Claus to tell the story of the real Saint Nicholas – a fourth-century bishop in modern-day Turkey. With prose as enjoyable as it is informative, he shows [...]…

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Healing the Sacred Divide: Making Peace With Ourselves, Each Other, and the World by Dr. Jean Benedict Raffa

2012-07-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Healing the Sacred Divide explores the dynamic interplay of two crucial pairs of opposites—masculinity/femininity and psychology/religion—to describe several ways of thinking about God that express deep divisions in our own core and contribute to the dysfunction of our culture. Then it brings forward an emerging way of thinking that may better serve our most urgent [...]…

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The Serpent’s Bite by Warren Adler

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

The Serpent’s Bite is an action-packed thriller that reveals a dysfunctional family taking a family reunion excursion in Yellowstone Park that lurks with danger and death at every turn. Media Connect, $21.95, September 2012, ISBN#: 978-159006-044-5.…

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Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power by Ledisi

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Essense is pleased to share an incredible new uplifting and empowering voice with its 7.5 million readers and book lovers everywhere. In the tradition of Iyanla Vanzant’s blockbuster 1993 book Acts of Faith: Daily Meditations for People of Color, Essense is pleased to collaborate with powerhouse musician Ledisi for a soulful and enlightening collection of [...]…

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AOT #327: Anthony Swofford Podcasts Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails: A Memoir

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Anthony Swofford, author of the bestselling memoir Jarhead, reads from and discusses his new book Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails: A Memoir. Following the success of Jarhead, Swofford assumed he had exorcised his military demons – but as every veteran knows, that isn’t exactly how it works. In these searing, courageous pages, Swofford struggles to make [...]…

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Sh*t Girls Say by Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

A spot-on parody of all the sh*t girls find themselves saying! From the creators of the internet sensation Sh*t Girls Say comes a book that is both hilariously quotable and irresistibly stylish.…

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The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Since 2008, Maggie, Tessa, and Brenna have posted more than 250 works of short fiction to their website merryfates.com. Their goal was simple: create a space for experimentation and improvisation in their writing—all in public and without a backspace key. In that spirit, The Curiosities includes the stories and each author’s comments, critiques, and kudos [...]…

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Uncle John’s Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader by Gordon ‘Uncle John’ Javna

2012-07-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

The Bathroom Reader turns 25! Uncle John is celebrating this historic milestone with his biggest all-new edition ever. This behemoth of a book is overflowing with incredible stories, surprising facts, weird news, little-known origins, fun wordplay, and more! Portable Press, $19.95, November 2012, ISBN #: 978-1-60710-562-6…

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How to Pray Effectively, Volume 1 by Chris Oyakhilome, Ph D

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

With a refreshing blend of sound scriptural exposition and practical anecdotes, best-selling author Chris Oyakhilome, Ph D, in this insightful classic shares with you vital principles of effective prayer. This first volume will establish for you a clear understanding of the rules of different prayers for different situations and how to apply them for your [...]…

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Allegiance by Cayla Kluver

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

An epic historical romance and fantasy! Book Two in the internationally acclaimed The Legacy Trilogy from Cayla Kluver. Bound to a man she cannot love, Queen Alera of Hytanica must forget Narian, the young man who holds her heart. For Narian is destined to conquer Hytanica at the behest of his master, the powerful magic [...]…

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The Unholy by Heather Graham

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Heather Graham brings readers another riveting romantic suspense novel connected to her other successful “Krewe of Hunters” series with The Unholy. Harlequin MIRA, June 2012, ISBN: 978-0778313496…

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Pushing the Limits by Katy McGarry

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Pushing the Limits is an intense, emotion-packed, opposites-attract, coming-of-age contemporary YA romance. Katie McGarry is Harlequin TEEN’s sexiest contemporary YA author and writes in a fesh, authentic voice sure to resonate with teens and adults alike. Harlequin TEEN, July 2012, ISBN: 978-0373210497…

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A Deeper Darkness by J.T. Ellison

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

As a medical examiner, Samantha Owens knows her job is to make a certain sense of death with crisp methodology and precision instruments. But the day the Tennessee floods took her husband and children, the light vanished from Sam’s life. She’s pulled into a suffocating grief no amount of workaholic ardor can penetrate—until she receives [...]…

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Ten Tiny Toes by Todd Tarpley, Illustrated by Marc Brown

2012-07-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

A tender tribute to the life that awaits each new set of ten tiny toes – featuring heart-warming collage illustrations by Marc Brown and including babies of every size, shape, and color! Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.50, September 2012, ISBN #: 9780316129213…

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The Lost Nobles: The Awakening by Ed Arboleda

2012-07-05 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

The Lost Nobles: The Awakening by Ed Arboleda follows two young nobles tasked with protecting ancient scrolls from a secret society bent on stealing the scrolls and using the long lost knowledge for their own benefit. The Lost Nobles: The Awakening is the first book to use the patented technology VOSAP which allows for embedded [...]…

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AOT #310: Tim Dorsey Podcasts Pineapple Grenade

2012-03-12 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey reads from and discusses Pineapple Grenade, another outrageous crime comedy starring the gloriously unrepentant Florida serial killer Serge Storms. This time around Serge takes up spying for the president of a banana republic, and now Homeland Security wants to bring him down. It’s always a wild ride when [...]…

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AOT #309: Pam Houston Podcasts Contents May Have Shifted

2012-03-05 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Pam Houston, author of the best-selling Cowboys Are My Weakness, divides her time between her ranch in Colorado and the University of California at Davis, where she is director of the Creative Writing Program. Houston reads from and discusses her new novel Contents May Have Shifted. “Unapologetic and empowering, Houston’s book hammers home the idea [...]…

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AOT #308: Andre Dubus III Podcasts Townie

2012-02-27 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Critically acclaimed author Andre Dubus III, whose books include The Garden of Last Days and House of Sand and Fog (an Oprah Book Club pick and a finalist for the National Book Award), reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his memoir Townie. After their parents divorced in the 1970s, Andre Dubus III [...]…

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AOT #307: Robert Crais Podcasts Taken

2012-02-20 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Bestselling, award-winning thriller writer Robert Crais reads from and discusses his new book Taken. When the police tell a wealthy industrialist that her missing son has faked his own kidnapping, she hires Elvis Cole and Joe Pike to find her son, and the truth. When Cole goes undercover to try to buy the two hostages [...]…

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AOT #306: Dave Isay Podcasts All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps

2012-02-13 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including five Peabody Awards and a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. He is the author/editor of numerous books that grew out of his public radio documentary work, including two StoryCorps books: Listening Is an Act of Love and Mom: A Celebration of Mothers [...]…

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AOT #305: Ben Marcus Podcasts The Flame Alphabet

2012-02-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Ben Marcus is the author of Notable American Women and The Age of Wire and String. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Paris Review, Tin House, and elsewhere. The recipient of three Pushcart Prizes, a Whiting Writers Award, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and an award from the American [...]…

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AOT #304: Nevada Barr Podcasts The Rope

2012-01-30 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Bestselling mystery writer Nevada Barr reads from and discusses The Rope, the latest in her series featuring Anna Pigeon. In The Rope, Barr gathers together the many strings of Anna’s past and finally reveals the story that her many fans have been long asking for, Anna Pigeon’s first case. For those legions of readers who [...]…

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AOT #303: Anne Holt Podcasts 1222

2012-01-23 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Anne Holt, Norway’s bestselling female crime writer, discusses her new Hanne Wilhelmsen novel 1222. This suspenseful locked-room mystery, set in an isolated hotel in Norway, has guests stranded during a monumental snowstorm start turning up dead! ($25.00) Simon & Schuster ISBN #9781451634716. You can visit Anne Holt’s official web site as well. Listen to Authors [...]…

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AOT #302: Susan Orlean Podcasts Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend

2012-01-16 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
Length: 1s

Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She is the author of seven books, including Saturday Night and The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Award-winning film Adaptation. Orlean discusses her new book Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend, a sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin [...]…

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AOT #301: Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman Podcast The RecordSetter Book of World Records: More Than 300 Extraordinary Feats by Ordinary People

2012-01-09 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

A celebration of the nuttiness and obsessives in all of us, RecordSetter.com is the new world record-setting phenomenon, a website that believes everyone can be the world’s best at something – and where 80,000 people a month come to prove it, or just enjoy watching. Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman, the creators of RecordSetter, discuss [...]…

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AOT #300: Gregory Maguire Podcasts Out of Oz

2012-01-03 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Gregory Maguire is the bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror, Mirror; and the Wicked Years series, including Wicked (the basis for the blockbuster Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name), Son of a Witch, and A Lion Among Men. Maguire reads from and discusses the stirring, long-awaited conclusion to the [...]…

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AOT #299: Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith Podcast Van Gogh: The Life

2011-12-29 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
Length: 1s

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith are graduates of Harvard Law School. Together they have written many books on art and other subjects, including four New York Times bestsellers. Naifeh and Smith discuss their new book Van Gogh: The Life, the “definitive biography for decades to come.” — Leo Jansen, curator, the Van Gogh Museum, [...]…

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AOT #298: Kathleen Flinn Podcasts The Kitchen Counter Cooking School: How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices into Fearless Home Cooks

2011-12-19 :: rob@burstmarketing.com
Length: 1s

Le Cordon Bleu trained writer and journalist Kathleen Flinn, author of the award-nominated book The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry, reads from and discusses her new book The Kitchen Counter Cooking School: How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices into Fearless Home Cooks. This inspiring book includes practical, healthy tips that [...]…

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AOT #297: Russell Banks Podcasts Lost Memory of Skin

2011-12-12 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Russell Banks, the acclaimed author of The Sweet Hereafter, Rule of the Bone, Cloudsplitter, Continental Drift, and Affliction, reads from and discusses his new novel Lost Memory of Skin. Uncompromising and complex, Lost Memory of Skin is the story of The Kid, a young sex offender recently released from prison and forced to live beneath [...]…

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AOT #296: Dava Sobel Podcasts A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

2011-12-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Dava Sobel, the acclaimed author of the internationally bestselling titles Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter, and The Planets, discusses her new book A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos. In her elegant, compelling style, Sobel chronicles, as nobody has, the conflicting personalities and extraordinary discoveries that shaped the Copernican Revolution. At the heart of the [...]…

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AOT #295: Alton Brown Podcasts Good Eats 3: The Later Years

2011-11-28 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Food Network star Alton Brown, host of the wildly popular show Good Eats, and commentator on Iron Chef America, discusses his new book Good Eats 3: The Later Years. Like his previous books, Good Eats 3 packs a bounty of information and entertainment between its covers. More than 200 recipes are accompanied by hundreds of [...]…

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AOT #294: Mike Dooley Podcasts Leveraging the Universe: 7 Steps to Engaging Life’s Magic

2011-11-21 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Mike Dooley, the bestselling author of Infinite Possibilities and Manifesting Change, discusses his new book Leveraging the Universe: 7 Steps to Engaging Life’s Magic. Building on the principles from his earlier books, Dooley now offers a step-by-step strategy for leveraging the universe in the course of self-fulfillment and success. In just seven steps, Dooley teaches [...]…

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AOT #293: Neal Stephenson Podcasts Reamde

2011-11-14 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Neal Stephenson, the New York Times bestselling author whose books include Anathem, Snow Crash, The Diamond Age, and Cryptonomicon, discusses and reads from his new novel Reamde, a high-intensity, high-stakes, action-packed adventure in which a tech entrepreneur gets caught in the very real crossfire of his own online war game. Racing around the globe from [...]…

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AOT #292: Laurie R. King Podcasts Pirate King

2011-11-07 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Laurie R. King, the New York Times bestselling author of ten Mary Russell mysteries, joined us to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day and discuss her new book Pirate King. In this latest adventure featuring the intrepid Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, King takes readers into the frenetic world of silent films-where [...]…

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AOT #291: Alexandra Fuller Podcasts Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

2011-10-31 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Alexandra Fuller, the author of the bestselling memoir Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood, a New York Times Notable Book of 2002, and a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award, reads from and discusses her new book Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness. A story of survival and madness, [...]…

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AOT #290: Laura Lippman Podcasts The Most Dangerous Thing

2011-10-24 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Multiple award-winning author Laura Lippman, the author of eleven Tess Monaghan mysteries, reads from and discusses her new stand alone novel The Most Dangerous Thing. Five best friends, who share a terrible lie from their youth, have grown apart as they’ve grown up. Now, after one of them dies, they are all thrown together for [...]…

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AOT #289: Alexi Zentner Podcasts Touch

2011-10-17 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Alexi Zentner is the winner of the 2008 Narrative Prize and 2008 O. Henry Prize, and his fiction has been featured in The Atlantic and Tin House. Zentner reads from and discusses his debut novel Touch. In Sawgamet, a north woods boomtown gone bust, the cold of winter breaks the glass of the schoolhouse thermometer [...]…

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AOT #288: Christopher Boucher Podcasts How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive

2011-10-10 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Christopher Boucher, who has been traveling cross country in his 1971 VW bug, reads from and discusses his critically acclaimed debut novel How to Keep Your Volkswagon Alive, his hilarious radical story that breaks every rule-yet also spins a tender, bittersweet tale about a single dad struggling to raise his son. Modeled on the bestselling [...]…

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AOT #287: Melanie Benjamin Podcasts The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

2011-10-03 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

In her national bestseller Alice I Have Been, Melanie Benjamin imagined the life of the woman who inspired Alice in Wonderland. Benjamin reads from and discusses her jubilant new novel The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, in which she shines a dazzling spotlight on another fascinating female figure whose story has never fully been told: [...]…

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AOT #286: Rosanne Cash Podcasts Composed: A Memoir

2011-09-26 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of her bestselling book Composed: A Memoir. As moving, disarming, and elusive as one of her classic songs, Composed is Rosanne Cash’s testament to the power of art, tradition, and love to transform a life. Her remarkable body of work [...]…

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AOT #285: Michael Wallis Podcasts David Crockett: The Lion of the West

2011-09-19 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Michael Wallis, the bestselling author of Route 66, Billy the Kid, and Pretty Boy, is the host of the PBS series “American Roads,” and the voice of the Sheriff in the animated Pixar feature Cars. Wallis reads from and discusses his new book David Crockett: The Lion of the West. Steeped in legend, shrouded in [...]…

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AOT #284: Chad Kultgen Podcasts Men, Women and Children

2011-09-12 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Chad Kultgen, cult hero and author of the buzz-generating illicit classics The Average American Male and The Lie, reads from and discusses his new novel Men, Women & Children, a shocking, salacious, and surprisingly subtle story of the average American family. In his novel, Kultgen explores the sexual pressures at work on a handful of [...]…

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AOT #283: Lisa See Podcasts Dreams of Joy

2011-09-06 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

In her beloved New York Times bestsellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the potent bonds of mother love, romantic love, and love of country. See reads from and discusses her most powerful novel yet Dreams of Joy, in which she returns [...]…

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AOT #282: Ann Brashares Podcasts Sisterhood Everlasting

2011-08-29 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Ann Brashares, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, reads from and discusses her new novel Sisterhood Everlasting. With this book comes the welcome return of the characters whose friendship became a touchstone for a generation. Now Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget have grown up, starting their lives on [...]…

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AOT #281: Jeffery Deaver Podcasts Carte Blanche

2011-08-22 :: rob@burstmarketing.com

Jeffery Deaver is the international bestselling author of Roadside Crosses, The Bodies Left Behind, The Broken Window, The Sleeping Doll, The Bone Collector (which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington), and twenty-one other suspense novels. He has been nominated for six Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and is a [...]…

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Make it Right by Mike Holmes

2011-06-24
Length: 5m 7s

Star of the popular HGTV program "Holmes on Homes," Mike Holmes has written a book every home owner considering or doing a home renovation needs to have. It walks readers through renovation from start to finish from finding a contractor to explaining ...…

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Life of Shouty: Food and Fitness by NeonSeon

2011-06-24
Length: 5m 15s

In the second book of the Life of Shouty series, Shouty goes from overweight and overwhelmed, to fit and focused. Life of Shouty: Food & Fitness is an encouraging story for children (and adults) who want to live healthier, active lives. Rixkin, ...…

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Return to Life! An Empowerment of the Spirit by R.Krystaline Carbajal

2011-06-23
Length: 4m 59s

How many of us can really say we have lived life to its fullest?Nowadays, we are reduced to bullet points and a list of “things to do” … today, this week, this year, in this lifetime.We are all born with these very primal instincts a...…

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Tego Arcana Dei by Andrew Man

2011-06-23
Length: 3m 39s

Dashing from one continent to another, Tego Arcana Dei - Keeping God's Secret sees hero James Pollack's life unravel at high speed. We follow Pollack through his years as a banker in the City of London to working in the beautiful and seductive Caribbe...…

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Sexy Single and Ready to Mingle by Shelley Sykes

2011-06-23
Length: 10m 23s

Are you Sexy Single and Ready to Mingle? Are you looking to attract your soul mate? Or are you already in a relationship and want to increase your love and passion? This is the book for you. Get Syked with Shelley Sykes for relationships. Beautiful ...…

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Betrayal of Love and Freedom by Paul Huljich

2011-06-20
Length: 6m 33s

Betrayal of Love and Freedom is a psychological thriller. An experience of awareness, it is a story told through a variety of characters who are challenged with different twists and turns caused by various mind conditions. A true story based on one ma...…

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The Biblical Journey of Slavery by Lynette Joseph Bani

2011-06-20
Length: 7m 3s

The story of a Nomadic Biblical Family, that originated in ancient Mesopotamia. Their descendants were enslaved by six ancient empires. Many ended up in the Americas via the Atlantic Slave Trade, through the Anglo American World Power. Authorhouse,...…

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Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams by Susan Masino

2011-06-20
Length: 7m 49s

Covering three generations of Hank Williams, Family Tradition is both unique and vast in scope. Time-traveling across the years, Susan Masino examines country music’s first family, from Hank Sr. – often regarded as one of the most influen...…

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AOT #272: Francisco Goldman Podcasts Say Her Name

2011-06-20
Length: 38m 30s

Multiple award-winning and critically acclaimed journalist and author Francisco Goldman reads from and discusses his new autobiographical novel Say Her Name. Goldman married a beautiful young writer named Aura Estrada in a romantic Mexican hacienda ...…

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What Comes After Money? Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan

2011-06-14
Length: 5m 33s

What Comes After Money? Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community, edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan, is an anthology of essays on ways to systemically transform the economic system to create a more equitable and sust...…

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Abyss by David Hagberg

2011-06-14
Length: 8m 19s

With Abyss, New York Times bestselling author David Hagberg takes his fan favorite character Kirk McGarvey (last seen in The Expediter and The Cabal) into a whole new level of action. McGarvey has kept the world safe before, but now he bursts into a n...…

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Jerry Orbach: Prince of the City by John Anthony Gilvey

2011-06-14
Length: 8m 23s

Jerry Orbach was one of the foremost actors of his generation, and this biography provides unique insight into how he created scores of memorable characters for theater, film, and television. Applause Theatre and Cinema Books, $19.99, April 2011, ISB...…

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I Know Where I’m Going by Charlotte Chandler

2011-06-14
Length: 7m 43s

Drawing on a series of recordings made over many years, beginning in the mid-1970s, acclaimed biographer Charlotte Chandler has written the most intimate and personal biography of Hollywood legend Katharine Hepburn ever published. Applause Theatre a...…

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Horton Foote: America’s Storyteller by Wilborn Hampton

2011-06-14
Length: 10m 31s

No playwright in the history of the American theater has captured the sould of the nation more incisively than Horton Foote. New York Times theater critic Wilborn Hampton offers a colorful, compulsively readable account of a life and career that span...…

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AOT #271: Dan Millman Podcasts The Four Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World

2011-06-13
Length: 34m 0s

Dan Millman, a former world-champion athlete and college professor, is the author of numerous books, including Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Wisdom of the Peaceful Warrior, The Life You Were Born to Live, The Laws of Spirit, and The Journeys of Socra...…

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Sunset Bridge by Emilie Richards

2011-06-09
Length: 5m 30s

Emilie Richards is a RITA Award winner and USA Today bestselling author. Sunset Bridge is the third book in the Happiness Key series, where five very different women find friendship – and unexpected love – on the barrier island known as H...…

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The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa

2011-06-09
Length: 3m 46s

Meghan Chase has a secret destiny—one she could never have imagined... Read the bestselling Iron Fey Series by author Julie Kagawa! Julie Kagawa was #6 on the New York Times bestseller list with The Iron Queen. Harlequin Teen, $9.99, August 20...…

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Trace of Fever by Lori Foster

2011-06-09
Length: 3m 22s

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lori Foster delivers a brand-new series featuring men who walk the edge of honor. Trace of Fever is the second tale in an edgy new trilogy, preceded by When You Dare. HQN, $7.99, May 2011, ISBN#: 978-0...…

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Until There Was You by Kristan Higgins

2011-06-09
Length: 4m 23s

Kristan Higgins is a double RITA award-winning author of Catch of the Day and three other romantic comedies. Until There Was You is a story about the power of first love, the return of the high school bad boy, and how the years have changed the people...…

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Good Girls Don’t by Victoria Dahl

2011-06-07
Length: 3m 43s

Good Girls Don’t is the first in a new trilogy from Victoria Dahl, and will be followed by Bad Boys Do and Real Men Will in October and November 2011. Dahl made her published debut in the sexy, dramatic world of historical romance and but is now...…

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Saint’s Gate by Carla Neggers

2011-06-07
Length: 5m 48s

From New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers, comes a provocative story about standing at the crossroads – and finding danger at every turn. With her trademark blend of action, suspense and down-to-earth, realistic characters caught up ...…

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Peas and Thank You by Sarah Matheny

2011-06-07
Length: 3m 54s

Based on the popular blog, Peas and Thank You shares all-new vegetarian recipes from favorite veggie mom Sarah Matheny. “I’ve been a mom for five years and a vegetarian turned vegan for almost two. In that time, I’ve become a more c...…

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The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman

2011-06-07
Length: 5m 42s

The Kingdom of Childhood is an absorbing, multilayered work of fiction that is equal parts enchanting and unsettling. Narrated from the point of view of its subjects rather than that of an observer, its exploration of the controversial Waldorf School...…

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Twisted by Gena Showalter

2011-06-07
Length: 3m 34s

Gena Showalter is a prolific and engaging writer who was on the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. Twisted is the third book in the Intertwined series, in which Aden and the gang must face the consequences of their acti...…

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Only Mine by Susan Mallery

2011-06-07
Length: 7m 1s

Susan Mallery is back with a brand-new trilogy in the popular and emotional Fool’s Gold series. Her funny family stories and sexy romances consistently appear on the USA Today bestseller list and have landed as high as #5 on the New York Times ...…

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Draw the Dark by Ilsa J. Bick

2011-06-07
Length: 9m 29s

Christian Cage’s drawings seem to have power from another world. When his mysterious images set off a chain reaction of death and destruction in Winter, Wisconsin, he must dig deep into his town’s past to uncover long-buried secrets. Dra...…

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AOT #270: Wayne Pacelle Podcasts The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them

2011-06-06
Length: 47m 10s

Wayne Pacelle, the president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, the world's largest animal protection organization, discusses his book The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them, a heartfelt, eye-opening exploration...…

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Perfectly Crazy by Mitzi Penzes

2011-06-03
Length: 6m 8s

Sexy, stylish and successful, Nell always prided herself on her common sense. So why is she suddenly crazy for David, her married best friend of twenty years? With a single kiss, Nell’s perfect Californian life turns upside down. All the safety...…

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Rock the Audition by Sheri Sanders

2011-06-03
Length: 6m 16s

The first and only book about auditioning for the hot contemporary breed of rock musical. Hal Leonard Books, $24.99, April 2011, ISBN#: 978-1-4234-9943-5 [display_podcast] This podcast was recorded at BookExpo America 2011 in New York City.…

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Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham

2011-06-03
Length: 6m 42s

From the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Fables, Bill Willingham’s first novel for children is a spirited, by turns harrowing, laugh-out-loud, and highly original fantasy in the vein of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz....…

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Give God the Glory! The Power in the Local Church by Kevin Johnson

2011-06-03
Length: 5m 41s

We are instructed by God’s Word to assemble ourselves together (Hebrews 10:24-25) for the purpose of comforting one another, to promote good works, and to demonstrate love and affection to everyone within our sphere of influence. It is through ...…

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Do I Recognize You? by Glen Goleburn

2011-06-01
Length: 4m 20s

The first thriller novel to focus on face-recognition tracking of retail shoppers, the story is set in 2013, where sales clerks can instantly identify shoppers and know their profile and preferences. A man is misidentified due to a flaw in the system ...…

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Jew in Jail by Gary Goldstein

2011-06-01
Length: 7m 0s

The true story of my nearly six years spent behind bars for robbery, as a direct result of my past addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling, and my attempts at recovery. Jew in Jail also details how I fended for myself in this “world within th...…

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Montauk Tango: From the Ashes of 9/11 to the Frying Pan of a Hampton’s Restaurant by Dr. Lewis Gross

2011-06-01
Length: 6m 55s

After the destruction of my Tribeca loft and holistic dental office by the debris of 9/11, my wife and three coming of age sons moved to Montauk and opened a restaurant, 668 the gig shack. Unfortunately, some of the locals didn’t want their fish...…

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Stuck by Rhonda Martin

2011-06-01
Length: 8m 27s

Stuck is an entertaining and educational children’s book that features Cinnamon, a lovable and bright young girl, who has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Jabberwocky Books, $14.99, August 2011, ISBN#: 978-1-935204-33-6 [display_podcast] This ...…

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The Survivors by Amanda Havard

2011-06-01
Length: 6m 29s

In 1692, when witch trials gripped the community of Salem, Massachusetts, twenty-six children were accused as witches, exiled, and left for dead. Fourteen of them survived. The Survivors is the first installment of the tantalizing tales of the fourte...…

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Under Fire by Margaret McLean

2011-06-01
Length: 5m 6s

Named as one of “The Next Faces of Boston Crime Fiction” by the Boston Globe in 2010, Margaret McLean has burst onto the thriller scene with Under Fire. Drawing on her years of experience as a criminal prosecutor in Boston, McLean has cra...…

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Big Bouffant by Kate Hosford

2011-06-01
Length: 5m 12s

Annabelle doesn’t want the same boring hairstyle that all the other girls have. When she spies a picture of her grandma, she has the perfect idea: a big bouffant! But how can she make her style stand up? And will her classmates really be impress...…

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AOT #269: Donna Leon Podcasts Drawing Conclusions

2011-05-31
Length: 27m 2s

The winner of the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, among other awards, Donna Leon is the author of the international best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti series. Leon discusses her new book Drawing Conclusions, the landmark twentieth novel...…

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AOT #268: Paolo Giordano Podcasts The Solitude of Prime Numbers

2011-05-23
Length: 30m 0s

Paolo Giordano, a professional physicist with a Ph.D. in Particle Physics, is the youngest-ever winner of Italy's prestigious literary award, the Premio Strega, for his debut novel The Solitude of Prime Numbers. Giordano reads from and discusses th...…

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AOT #267: Jean Auel Podcasts The Land of Painted Caves

2011-05-16
Length: 45m 44s

Jean Auel discusses The Land of Painted Caves, the highly anticipated sixth book in her Earth's Children series. Continuing the story of Ayla and Jondalar, Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-cr...…

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AOT #266: Gary Vaynerchuk Podcasts The Thank You Economy

2011-05-09
Length: 41m 49s

Gary Vaynerchuk, the New York Times bestselling author of Crush It! and creator of Wine Library TV, discusses his new book The Thank You Economy. This bold and expansive look at the evolution of today's marketplace reveals the essential factors defi...…

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AOT #265: Mary Roach Podcasts Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

2011-05-02
Length: 35m 16s

Mary Roach, "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post), whose books include Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, discusses the new paperback e...…

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AOT #264: Frances Mayes Podcasts Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life

2011-04-25
Length: 39m 50s

Frances Mayes, author of the New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, discusses the new paperback edition of her book Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life. With more on the pleasures of life at her 13th-century ...…

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AOT #263: Camilla Läckberg Podcasts The Ice Princess

2011-04-18
Length: 30m 10s

International crime writing sensation Camilla Läckberg worked as an economist in Stockholm until a course in creative writing triggered a drastic career change. Her first six novels have all become bestsellers in Sweden and she is the most prof...…

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AOT #258: Benjamin Hale Podcasts The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

2011-03-14
Length: 22m 22s

A Colorado native, now living in New York, Benjamin Hale is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he received a Provost's Fellowship ...…

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AOT #257: Ree Drummond Podcasts The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels-A Love Story

2011-03-07
Length: 22m 51s

Wildly popular award-winning blogger, accidental ranch wife, and New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks Ree Drummond discusses her new book The ...…

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AOT #256: Gary Taubes Podcasts Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

2011-02-28
Length: 55m 34s

In his New York Times best seller, Good Calories, Bad Calories, Gary Taubes argued that our diet's overemphasis on certain kinds of carbohydrates-not fats and ...…

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AOT #255: Siobhan Fallon Podcasts You Know When the Men are Gone

2011-02-21
Length: 24m 17s

Siobhan Fallon reads from and discusses her debut work You Know When the Men are Gone, an unforgettable collection of short stories, reminiscent of the ...…

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Best of AOT: Anne Waldman and Alaina Ferris Weave Poetic Bliss

2011-02-15
Length: 5m 54s

Talented authors visit the Tattered Cover book store in Denver nearly every day, but when a world-class poet like Anne Waldman take the microphone, it's ...…

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AOT #254: Sister Madonna Buder Podcasts The Grace to Race: The Wisdom and Inspiration of the 80-Year-Old World Champion Triathlete Known as the Iron Nun

2011-02-14
Length: 24m 47s

Sister Madonna Buder is 80 years old, has run more than 340 triathlons, and doesn't know what all the fuss is about! Sister Madonna discusses ...…

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AOT #253: Christian Lander Podcasts Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from Seattle’s Sweaters to Maine’s Microbrews

2011-02-07
Length: 43m 50s

Christian Lander, the creator of the website Stuff White People Like, reads from and discusses his book Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People ...…

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AOT #252: Chris Cleave Podcasts Incendiary

2011-01-31
Length: 44m 44s

Chris Cleave, the acclaimed author of Little Bee, which was short listed for the Costa Prize for Best Novel, reads from and discusses the paperback ...…

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AOT #251: Roseanne Barr Podcasts Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm

2011-01-24
Length: 17m 52s

Television star and bestselling author Roseanne Barr reads from and discusses her new book Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm. Displaying her brilliance and sharp ...…

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Best of AOT: Barack Obama Brings Message of Hope to Denver

2011-01-21
Length: 7m 9s

Two years ago today, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, the first African American to hold this office. ...…

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AOT #250: Signe Pike Podcasts Faery Tale: One Woman’s Search for Enchantment in a Modern World

2011-01-17
Length: 20m 13s

Editor and writer Signe Pike reads from and discusses her book Faery Tale: One Woman's Search for Enchantment in a Modern World. In search of ...…

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AOT #249: Peter Decker Podcasts Saving the West

2011-01-10
Length: 35m 44s

Colorado rancher, historian, professor, and journalist Peter Decker reads from and discusses his new book Saving the West. The clash of rural values with ...…

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AOT #248: Simon Winchester Podcasts Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

2011-01-03
Length: 35m 2s

Acclaimed historian Simon Winchester's many books include The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, Krakatoa, and A Crack in the Edge ...…

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AOT #247: Thomas McGuane Podcasts Driving on the Rim

2010-12-27
Length: 21m 27s

Thomas McGuane, one of America's most acclaimed literary figures ("an important as well as brilliant novelist"-New York Times Book Review), reads from and discusses his ...…

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AOT #246: Greg Graffin Podcasts Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God

2010-12-20
Length: 43m 52s

Most people know Greg Graffin as the lead singer of the punk band Bad Religion, but few know that he also received a Ph.D. from ...…

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AOT #245: Ming Tsai Podcasts Simply Ming One-Pot Meals

2010-12-13
Length: 41m 43s

Renowned chef Ming Tsai, owner of the award-winning Blue Ginger restaurant, and currently battling on Food Network's "The Next Iron Chef," discusses his new cookbook ...…

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AOT #244: Leslie Marmon Silko Podcasts The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir

2010-12-06
Length: 24m 58s

Acclaimed Native American poet, memoirist and novelist Leslie Marmon Silko reads from and discusses her new book The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir. Silko's new book, ...…

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Best of AOT: Michael Chabon Waxes Poetic About Legos

2010-12-01
Length: 16m 13s

As we polish off the final Thanksgiving leftovers and skate into the heart of the holiday season, we must acknowledge this is a time of ...…

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AOT #243: Nicole Krauss Podcasts Great House

2010-11-29
Length: 27m 9s

Nicole Krauss, author of the international bestseller The History of Love, reads from and discusses her critically acclaimed new novel Great House, a powerful, soaring ...…

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AOT #242: Condoleezza Rice Podcasts Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family

2010-11-22
Length: 37m 33s

Condoleezza Rice was the sixty-sixth U.S. Secretary of State and the first black woman to hold that office. She was also the first woman to ...…

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AOT #241: Christopher Kimball Podcasts Fannie’s Last Supper: Re-creating One Amazing Meal from Fannie Farmer’s 1896 Cookbook

2010-11-15
Length: 30m 51s

Christopher Kimball, the founder of Cook's Illustrated magazine, with a paid circulation of 900,000, is also the host of "America's Test Kitchen" and "Cook's Country," ...…

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AOT #240: Sara Gruen Podcasts Ape House

2010-11-08
Length: 33m 33s

Sara Gruen, the master storyteller behind the bestselling novel Water for Elephants, discusses her wonderful new novel Ape House. "Sara Gruen knows things-she knows them ...…

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AOT #239: Rita Mae Brown Podcasts A Nose for Justice

2010-11-01
Length: 25m 54s

Rita Mae Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of the Mrs. Murphy mystery series (which she writes with her tiger cat, Sneaky Pie) ...…

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AOT #238: Lauren Weisberger Podcasts Last Night at Chateau Marmont

2010-10-25
Length: 25m 59s

Lauren Weisberger is the author of The Devil Wears Prada, which spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller lists and was ...…

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AOT #237: William Gibson Podcasts Zero History

2010-10-18
Length: 20m 25s

William Gibson, "one of the most visionary, original, and quietly influential writers currently working" (The Boston Globe), is the author of the bestselling books Neuromancer, ...…

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Best of AOT: Nando Parrado Tells His Amazing Tale of Survival

2010-10-15
Length: 13m 51s

The world watched this past week as 33 Chilean miners were brought to the earth's surface in what many are calling a miracle. Although the ...…

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AOT #236: Nancy G. Brinker Podcasts Promise Me: How a Sister’s Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer

2010-10-11
Length: 24m 41s

Suzy Goodman Komen and Nancy Goodman Brinker were more than sisters. They were best friends, confidantes, and partners in the grand adventure of life. For ...…

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AOT #235: Bryan Gruley Podcasts The Hanging Tree

2010-10-06
Length: 24m 0s

Bryan Gruley is the Chicago bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal. An award winning journalist, Gruley shared in the Pulitzer Prize given to the ...…

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AOT #234: Brent Weeks Podcasts The Black Prism

2010-10-04
Length: 30m 7s

Brent Weeks is the author of the New York Times bestselling Night Angel Trilogy, which includes The Way of Shadows, Shadow's Edge and Beyond the ...…

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AOT #233: Margaret Coel Podcasts The Spider’s Web

2010-09-27
Length: 38m 41s

Boulder author Margaret Coel is the creator of the award-winning Wind River Mysteries. Coel reads from and discusses her new addition to the bestselling series, ...…

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AOT #232: Jennifer Weiner Podcasts Fly Away Home

2010-09-20
Length: 31m 36s

Jennifer Weiner is the author of six novels: Good in Bed; In Her Shoes, which was made into a major motion picture; Little Earthquakes; Goodnight ...…

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Best of AOT: Mark Bowden Recounts 1958 NFL Championship Game

2010-09-17
Length: 22m 50s

Orange and yellow leaves, grandma's pumpkin pie, hay rides, going back to school, and the return of NFL football are all autumn traditions in the ...…

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AOT #231: Anne Fortier Podcasts Juliet

2010-09-14
Length: 26m 28s

Anne Fortier reads from and discusses her debut novel Juliet. Twenty-five-year-old Julie Jacobs is heartbroken over the death of her beloved aunt Rose. But the ...…

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AOT #230: Mona Simpson Podcasts My Hollywood

2010-09-07
Length: 21m 1s

Mona Simpson, the bestselling, critically acclaimed author of Anywhere but Here and A Regular Guy, reads from and discusses My Hollywood, her first novel in ...…

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AOT #229: Andrew Bacevich Podcasts Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War

2010-08-30
Length: 49m 47s

Andrew Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University, retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of colonel. He is the ...…

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AOT #228: Nicholas Carr Podcasts The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

2010-08-23
Length: 31m 18s

Nicholas Carr, the best-selling author of The Big Switch, reads from and discusses his new book The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our ...…

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AOT #227: Barry Petersen Podcasts Jan’s Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer’s

2010-08-16
Length: 33m 37s

Acclaimed CBS News reporter Barry Petersen discusses his memoir Jan's Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's. "I thought I knew my long ...…

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AOT #226: Allegra Goodman Podcasts The Cookbook Collector

2010-08-09
Length: 19m 5s

Heralded as "a modern day Jane Austen" by USA Today, National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Allegra Goodman has compelled and ...…

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AOT #225: Justin Cronin Podcasts The Passage

2010-08-02
Length: 36m 17s

Award-winning author Justin Cronin reads from and discusses his critically acclaimed novel The Passage. In his book, Cronin has written both a relentlessly suspenseful adventure ...…

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AOT #224: Sloane Crosley Podcasts How Did You Get This Number

2010-07-26
Length: 22m 19s

Sloane Crosley, the author of the sensational bestseller I Was Told There'd Be Cake, reads from and discusses her new book of personal essays How ...…

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AOT #274: Larry Flynt and David Eisenbach Podcasts One Nation Under Sex: How the Private Lives of Presidents, First Ladies and Their Lovers Changed the Course of American History

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Larry Flynt is the legendary publisher of Hustler magazine and has been a famous crusader for First Amendment and privacy rights for over three decades. His landmark Supreme Court case, Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, is taught in law schools throughout the …

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AOT #273: Josh Chetwynd Podcasts The Secret History of Balls: The Stories Behind the Things We Love to Catch, Whack, Throw, Kick, Bounce and Bat

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Josh Chetwynd is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a staff reporter for USA Today and U.S. News & World Report. A former professional baseball player, he’s also broadcasted Major League Baseball games in Great Britain on BBC Radio. …

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It’s So Easy (and Other Lies) by Duff McKagan

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A founding member of Guns N’ Roses shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune with the band, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his unusual path to sobriety and success as a savvy business investor and loving husband…

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No Direction Home edited by Elizabeth Thomson

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In time for Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, this new, restored edition of Robert Shelton seminal biography, No Direction Home, included 20,000 words cut from the original manuscript. The result is a book closer to the author’s intentions and a truer pictur…

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AOT #275: Jessica Anya Blau Podcasts Drinking Closer to Home

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Jessica Anya Blau, the critically-acclaimed author of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties, reads from and discusses her new novel Drinking Closer to Home. This poignant and funny exploration of one family’s over-the-top eccentricities is a story of Cal…

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Best of AOT: Deepak Chopra Tells the Story of Buddha

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Next week we will podcast Deepak Chopra & Gotham Chopra, who recently visited the Tattered Cover book store’s LoDo location to speak about their new book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World. Deepak …

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AOT #276: John Sayles Podcasts A Moment in the Sun

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John Sayles‘s previous novels include the National Book Award-nominated Union Dues. He has directed seventeen feature films, including Matewan, Lone Star, and Eight Men Out, and the recent Amigo. His many awards include a John Steinbeck Award, a Joh…

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AOT #277: Deepak Chopra and Gotham Chopra Podcast The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World

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Spiritual leader and New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra and his son Gotham Chopra, author and cofounder of Liquid Comics, discuss their new book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World. From Buddha…

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AOT #278: Matt Richtel Podcasts Devil’s Plaything

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New York Times science reporter Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize winner for Journalism in 2010 and the critically acclaimed author of Hooked, reads from and discusses his new book Devil’s Plaything. This phenomenal “neuro-tech” thriller ab…

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AOT #279: Joe Henry Podcasts Lime Creek

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Joe Henry received his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A renowned lyricist, he has had his words performed on more than a hundred recordings by artists ranging from Frank Sinatra and John Denver to Garth Brooks and Rascal Flatts. …

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AOT #280: Alex Prud’homme Podcasts The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century

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Author and journalist Alex Prud’homme discusses his new book The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century. As Prud’homme and his great-aunt Julia Child were completing their collaboration on her memoir, My Life in Fra…

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