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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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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

Tune in to the fun. Listen each Sunday afternoon for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. In today's segment, Kate Sullivan interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Harding, author of Tinkers. Harding teaches creative... more

Kate Sullivan interviews author Rosanne Bane [https://www.rosannebane.com] who discusses her debut book, "Around the Writer's Block." Bane, an instructor with the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis [https://www.loft.org/], provides... more

Kate Sullivan interviews Ned Stuckey-French, author of The American Essay in the American Century (University of Missouri Press, 2011). He discusses his recently released book and the shocking news that the University of Missouri... more

Tune in to the fun. Listen each Sunday afternoon for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. Kate Sullivan interviews author and Emory University professor Joseph Skibell. He discusses his book, A Curable Romantic. Set in 1800s... more

Kate Sullivan interviews Bob Tarte (Kitty Cornered - Algonquin) to discuss his newest release titled "Kitty Cornered." Author and journalist Bob Tarte has written for The New York Times and The Boston Globe. Among his books (Enslaved... more

Welcome to WordSmitten and this edition of About the Books. Colleen Barrett, recognized by Fortune Magazine for their America's Most Powerful Business Women award in 2001, and by Travel Agent Magazine for their Most Powerful... more

Author Jon Winokur talks with Kate Sullivan about writing tips from his extensive background as an author and collaborator. Winokur is the author of two dozen nonfiction books, including THE PORTABLE CURMUDGEON, ZEN TO GO,... more

Kate Sullivan interviews Dr. Amy Robinson of USF St. Petersburg, who discusses general topics including the path for MFA students and a favorite author, Anthony Trollope. Trollope's novel, The Warden (first published in 1855) resonates in... more

In this segment of About the Books, we are talking about The Garner Files. Written by James Garner and Jon Winokur with an introduction by Julie Andrews, the recently released memoir is a chronicle of one of the wittiest sharp... more
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