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Literary New England Radio Show


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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. Tune in for our live interviews, book giveaways, lit-related travel suggestions and more!

On-Demand Episodes

Oddballs, Tudors, teens and cheese: Mixed together, they make for a great night of book talk! Join us for conversations with: Anton DiSclafani on The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls Ilan Mochari on Zinsky the Obscure Elizabeth Fremantle... more

Time travel, rebirth, who we've been and who we want to be. ... We explore these themes and more as we talk with great authors about their great new novels. Join us for conversations with: Andrew Sean Greer on The Impossible Lives... more

Doomed love, a plucky young heroine, a retelling of The Scarlet Letter and strong Muslim women. Join us for conversations with four very different female writers about new their novels: Jolina Petersheim on The Outcast Katherine Hill on The... more

Historic fiction, historic fact and vampires. What more could you ask for? Join us for conversations with: Susan Rebecca White on a Place at the Table Dianne Salerni on The Caged Graves Janet Groth on The Receptionist Royce Prouty... more

Covering everything from blueberries to bling, this is an episode you definitely won't want to miss! Join us for conversations with: J. Courtney Sullivan on The Engagements Mary Simses on The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and... more

Chances are good that one of these novels is on your summer reading list! Join us for an episode dedicated to fabulous fiction, as well as the opportunity to win one of these books! Tune in for conversations with: Christina Baker Kline on... more

Check out this amazing lineup and mix of memoir, fiction and nonfiction! Join us for conversations with: Alysia Abbott on Fairyland: a memoir of my father Joseph Ellis on Revolutionary Summer Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop on The Why... more

Mystery, magic realism, summer love, a dystopian nightmare. You'll experience all this and more from our conversations with: Sarah Graves on A Bat in the Belfry Erin Bowman on Taken Menna van Praag on The House at the End of Hope... more

They use fiction to help understand today's world, re-imagine yesterday's world, and create a world that (as far as we know) has never existed. Join us for insightful and inspiring conversations with: Anthony Marra on A Constellation of... more

What a mix of authors and topics—and all are crazy compelling! Join us for lively, intelligent and touching conversations with: Nathaniel Philbrick on Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution Jennifer Finney Boylan on Stuck in... more