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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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Kate Sullivan interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, debut novelists, publishers, and editors. The broadcast airs on Sunday afternoons at 5 PM EST. Recent guests include Johnny Temple (Brooklyn's Akashic Books noted for "Go... more
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Kate Sullivan interviews Gilbert King who discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book. He is the author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize... more
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Smuggling orchids, selling orchids for more than $10,000 (each) for rare plants, and government agents who track illegal import/export activities. It's all part of Craig Pittman's book, The Scent of Scandal. Pittman, a 20-year veteran... more
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Welcome to today's broadcast. In this segment of About the Books the former editor-in-chief of PW--Sara Nelson--returns as a guest on the show. After her tenure at PW, she was the book editor at the Hearst-run O, The Oprah... more
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With his legendary run as one of the early Apple Computer compadres (they called them evangelists), Guy Kawasaki earned a place in our super-chippy motherboard history. (Disclaimer: Kate owned an Apple II, a II+, avoided the... more
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Tune in to the fun. Listen Sunday afternoons for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. Tom Robbins, the legendary author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Jitterbug Perfume, and B is for Beer talks with Kate Sullivan on... more
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In today's segment of the WordSmitten About the Books broadcast, Kate Sullivan interviews the CEO of Byliner, John Tayman. According to Fast Company, this hot new online firm is "One of the Ten Most Innovative Media Companies in the... more
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Welcome to WordSmitten, glad you'e joining us for this edition of About the Books. Our guest today is Leslie Mandel-Herzog, founder and owner of the RichList company and wife of the legendary author and journalist Arthur Herzog.... more
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Tune in to the fun on Sunday afternoons for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. Kate Sullivan interviews Harold Augenbraum who discusses this year's finalists for the National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation's finalists... more
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Tune in to the fun. Listen Sunday afternoons to the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. From the shadow of Greek mythology bursts a profoundly enlightening debut novel by Madeline Miller, who touches on the topics of love... more
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On September 23, Kate Sullivan interviews debut author Wendy Welch who discusses her memoir, The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap. Welch discusses her hard-to-find bookshop, recruiting a shop-sitter (they found one as a result... more
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