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WordSmitten produces the About the Books broadcast on Sunday afternoons at 5 PM. Our interviews for 2014 include Johnny Temple, book publisher (Akashic Books), and chair of the Brooklyn Literary Council. Recent segments include Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King (Devil in the Grove), literary legend Tom Robbins, Guy Kawasaki (Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur (APE): How to Publish a Book") and Sara Nelson, returning guest to talk about her legendary career as editor-in-chief of Publishers Weekly (PW), as book editor of the Oprah Magazine, and now editorial director of a division of Amazon. Visit www.About-the-Books.com for all our interviews with great authors. WordSmitten. www.WordSmitten.com www.About-the-Books.com www.twitter.com/wordsmitten www.meetup.com/wordsmitten www.WordSmittenMedia.com

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The King of Crime Novels, Tim Dorsey, Appears on WordSmitten

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Tim Dorsey, author of Florida Roadkill, Cadillac Beach, and The Big Bamboo, launches his new book this month. "Gator a-Go-Go" is a madcap romp following the Spring Break Brigade on Florida beaches, with murder, mayhem, and and... more
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WordSmitten :: Best-selling Author Rick Bragg :: Appears on "About the Books"

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$0Rick Bragg is the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of best-selling and critically acclaimed books on the people of the foothills of the Appalachians – All Over but the Shoutin’, Ava’s Man and The Prince of Frogtown. Bragg, a native... more
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WordSmitten :: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley

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Kate Sullivan interviews Jane Smiley, awarded the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for "A Thousand Acres," is the author of ten works of fiction, including The Age of Grief, The Greenlanders, Ordinary Love and Good Will, and Moo. Her... more
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SUNDAYS WITH SULLIVAN :: Bernie Ilson

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Kate Sullivan interviews author Bernie Ilson who wrote his new book as his dissertation for his PhD. Title: SUNDAYS WITH SULLIVAN: HOW THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW BROUGHT ELVIS, THE BEATLES, AND CULTURE TO... more
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Bestselling Author Rivka Galchen :: Live on WordSmitten :: April 26

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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Salon.com Top Ten Book of the Year A Plain Dealer (Cleveland) Best Book of the Year A Slate Best Book of the Year When Dr. Leo Liebenstein's wife disappears, she leaves behind a single... more
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WordSmitten Hosts Publisher and Editorial Director Jane Friedman

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Kate Sullivan interviews notable author, publisher, and editor, Jane Friedman. At a recent WordSmitten Writing Conference held at the University of Tampa, Friedman conducted a special session titled, "The Book Publishing Industry:... more
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WordSmitten :: Timothy Egan :: Author and New York Times Bureau Chief :: Seattle

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Kate interviews author and Seattle Bureau Chief for the New York Times, Timothy Egan, on March 1, 2009 at 4 PM, live from New York. Egan, author of "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust... more
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WordSmitten :: Actor Tony Curtis :: "American Prince"

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Tony Curtis appears live on the WordSmitten "About the Books" program on March 1 at 4 PM. Tony Curtis is an American film actor famous for handsome good looks and trademark New York accent. He discusses his book, "American... more
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WordSmitten :: Author Bob Tarte :: "Enslaved by Ducks" ::

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Enslaved by Ducks: How One Man Went from Head of the Household to Bottom of the Pecking Order (Hardcover) by Bob Tarte.
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WordSmitten :: What's Love Got to Do with It?

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WordSmitten. Tune in to the fun. For those of you who are tuning in to WordSmitten's Valentine Day Special Broadcast featuring author Andrew Trees and his new book, Decoding Love, we are providing the lyrics to Tina Turner's... more
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