This series opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.
Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names (#332) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
A deep tale of Africa, immigrants, love and friendship from award-winning author Mengestu.
Carol Cassella, Gemini (#333) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Anesthesiologist and author Cassella explores end-of-life issues in her latest novel, a mystery set amid the world of doctors and medicine.
Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See (#334) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Sam Kean, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons (#335) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Kean explains the brain's secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible.