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The Book Show #1619 - Karen Russell

Book cover for "Orange World" and author photo of Karen Russell
Author photo - Dan Hawk
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Karen Russell is the author of the New York Times best sellers Vampires in the Lemon Grove and Swamplandia!, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

She now presents a new collection of short fiction that showcases her gifts of language and imagination entitled “Orange World and Other Stories.”

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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