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.
Robin Oliveira, I Always Loved You (#336) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Writing about a young Mary Cassatt, Oliveira re-creates the world of Belle Epoque Paris, writing with grace and uncommon insight into the passion and foibles of the human heart.
Tom Rachman, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers (#337) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
The New York Times-bestselling author returns with an intricately woven novel about a bookseller who travels the world to make sense of her puzzling past.
Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (#338) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
As rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.