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  • Liza Mundy's newest book “The Sisterhood,” is a history of three generations of women in the CIA.
  • Ben Fountain is the best-selling author of "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" his new novel is "Devil Makes Three." It is about greed, power, and American complicity set in Haiti.
  • Robert Boyers, the founder and editor of Salmagundi Magazine, Director of the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and a professor at Skidmore College, will be here to discuss his newest book, Maestros & Monsters: Days & Nights with Susan Sontag & George Steiner, a dual portrait, built around intense friendships.
  • Hear from author Yiyun Li. “I think the best writers always know their characters better than the characters know themselves," she says. The author of “The Book of Goose” talks about “War and Peace,” “Wuthering Heights,” the stories of William Trevor, and her old army buddies.
  • Author, writer and copy editor for “The New Yorker” Mary Norris goes into depth about the wine-dark sea and about her thing, a tin pitcher. A repeat broadcast from September 23, 2022.
  • Woodstock Bookfest will be live and in person this weekend in Woodstock, New York. The festival features an amazing line-up of writers including: Neil Gaiman, Abigail Thomas, Alexander Chee, Mark Whitaker, Gail Straub, Ann Hood, and Amy Ferris -- just to name a few. The festival will open with a Story Slam and end with its signature panel: Memoir-A-Go-Go! Festival Founder Martha Frankel is here with details.
  • Lucy Sante is a Belgian-born nonfiction writer, art critic and cultural commentator of astonishingly wide interests, including the Beastie Boys, early photography, and the history of NYC reservoirs. Her newest book is "Nineteen Reservoirs: On Their Creation and the Promise of Water for New York City." This conversation with Lucy Sante was recorded as part of The Creative Life Series at UAlbany on October 18, 2022.
  • Four-time Tony Award-winner, actor, and playwright Harvey Fierstein will be onstage with Justin Vivian Bond in an Oblong Books Event on March 11 at Bard’s Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson to discuss his new memoir, “I Was Better Last Night.” The book is out today.
  • Ruth Reichl is a James Beard Award-winning food writer and former New York Times food critic and was Joe Donahue's guest as part of The Creative Life: A Conversation Series at UAlbany on October 5, 2021. The Creative Life conversation series is presented in partnership with the University Art Museum, NYS Writers Institute and WAMC Northeast Public Radio.
  • Mark Harris is the author of the new biography, "Mike Nichols: A Life." In it, Harris explores the life, work, struggle of the celebrated film director,…