Literary New England

Literary New England


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Rich in talent, color, flavor and history, New England is home to some of our most popular authors and serves as the setting and inspiration for some of our most beloved, compelling and controversial books—from Junger’s The Perfect Storm to Picoult’s Perfect Match; Alcott’s Little Women to Perrotta’s Little Children. Tune in to the Literary New England Radio Show for: * Live interviews with favorite NE authors * Visitable sites related to NE books and writers * News and reviews of NE-related books * On- and behind-the-scene coverage of the best and biggest NE literary events * Tips and suggestions from NE booksellers * Writing and publishing advice from NE experts * Free giveaways * And SO MUCH MORE

On-Demand Episodes


On tonight's Literary New England Radio Show, the themes include sex, love, war and friendship, and more than once they overlap. Join us as we speak with: Janice Weber — both a best-selling novelist and classical pianist... more

Join is for this week's Literary New England Radio Show as we speak with: Lois Lowry on Son, the fourth and final installment of The Giver series Archer Mayor on Paradise City, the latest in his Joe Gunther series Dana Gynther on her... more

Storm Sandy kept us off the air Monday, Oct. 29. But it's never too late to talk about scary stories, even though we're a few days past Halloween. So turn off the lights, get a flashlight, crawl under the covers and hug your favorite book close... more

Tonight we celebrate four great New England women writers … And what a dynamic, inspiring and talented group of writers they are! Join us to hear: Erika Marks on The Mermaid Collector Deborah Henry on The Whipping Club B.A.... more

Although April is officially National Poetry Month, many U.S. schools today are celebrating sonnets, rhyme schemes, free verse and other forms and elements of poetry—so we are, too! Tune in to hear a number of New England poets... more

For some, it can be scarier than monsters. But don't be afraid of math — because it's everywhere!! And we actually use (and need) it more than we realize. On this episode, we'll talk about the joys of math, a new non-fiction serial... more

It's Banned Book Week! None of the authors on the show tonight have written books that have been banned or challenged —but they are all big believers in the power stories have to affect change, and the need for all stories to... more

We've got a great show tonight! Tune in to hear: Douglas Nicholas on Something Red Amor Towles on Rules of Civility Laura Harrington on Alice Bliss Jennifer Haigh on The Boy Vanishes Listeners will have the chance to win... more

A mystery, a memoir and historic fiction x 2. Our guests tonight include: Edith Maxwell, aka Tace Baker, on her new novel Speaking of Murder David Gillham on the World War II-era City of Women David Fitzpatrick on his powerful memoir... more

With Margaret Atwood as one of our guests, this week's Literary New England Radio Show will be Positron-ly amazing! Join us as we talk with this literary legend about her new Byliner e-book series, Positron, as well as with: Peter... more