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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 interviews an author who wrote a current book about the life and times of a notable master of ceremonies and journalist, Ed Sullivan. The author, Bernie Ilson, wrote "Sundays with Sullivan: How The Ed Sullivan Show Brought Elvis,... more

Kate Sullivan interviews SAMUEL LIGON, author of DRIFT AND SWERVE, a collection of stories (2009), and SAFE IN HEAVEN DEAD, a novel (2003). His stories have appeared in The Quarterly, Alaska Quarterly Review,... more

Tune in to the fun. Kate Sullivan interviews author Rivka Galchen and they'll discuss her paperback release of "Atmospheric Disturbances" this month. The hardcover, released to high praise in the summer of 2008, reached the bestseller... more

Tune in to the fun. Kate Sullivan interviews publisher Jane Friedman. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Publisher and Editorial Director of Writer's Digest Books (the directory that is a great resource for any new writer), Jane Friedman... more

Tune in to the fun. Listen every Sunday afternoon at 4 PM for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. On March 22, at 4PM, Kate Sullivan interviews author Christine Schutt, who discusses her new books, "All Souls" and... more

Tune in to the fun. March 8, 2009 at 5:30 PM. Actor Tony Curtis will appear live. His new bestseller, "American Prince" reveals tales of his life as an actor and Broadway performer. Listen every Sunday afternoon at 4 PM for the... more

Kate interviews author and Seattle Bureau Chief of the New York Times, Timothy Egan. Egan, author of "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl," talks about his bestselling book, his... more

Tune in to the fun. Listen every Sunday afternoon at 4 PM for the WordSmitten "About the Books" broadcast. The Known World, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Edward P. Jones, illuminates new perceptions about a time in our history that... more

Tune in to the fun. In a post-Valentine's Day discussion of this holiday, humorist and memoirist Bob Tarte talks with Kate about unsettling incidents and memories of this supposedly romantic holiday that each of us may take too... more

WordSmitten. Tune in to the fun. Kate Sullivan interviews the author of Decoding Love. Andrew Trees discusses his new book and why it takes twelve frogs to find a prince. A smart, entertaining, and eye-opening look at the science of love.... more
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