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Conversations between Publishers Weekly editors and authors of new fiction and nonfiction books.

25 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Chuck Gunderson
In this two volume set, Some Fun Tonight!, Chuck Gunderson highlights the Beatles first U.S. concert tours from 1964 to 1966. Gunderson gives readers a city-by-city synopsis of the Beatles' activities as they traveled the United States and Canada for their groundbreaking series of concerts.
09/12/2016 Listen
24 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Meg Little Reilly
PW LitCast speaks with author Meg Little Reilly about her debut novel, We Are Unprepared (Harlequin MIRA). Tune in for insights into how this former Obama administration staffer envisions her novel contributing to national conversations about climate change and how she attempts to instill an appreciation for nature in her own children.
08/29/2016 Listen
23 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Lara Naughton
In this LitCast, Lara Naughton discusses her recovery from abduction and assault as well as the work she does to help others with similar experiences in her memoir, "The Jaguar Man."
06/06/2016 Listen
22 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Terry Roberts
PW LitCast speaks with Terry Roberts about his new novel, That Bright Land,a gripping whodunit set against the background of a turbulent post-Civil War South.
04/18/2016 Listen
21 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Josi S. Kilpack
PW LitCast speaks with Josi S. Kilpack, author of Forever and Forever, about how she turned the legendary seven-year courtship of Henry Longfellow and Fanny Appleton into a tender historical romance novel. We discuss research, making historical characters appealing to modern readers, and much more.
03/14/2016 Listen
20 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Dominic Smith
PW LitCast speaks with Dominic Smith about his new book, 'The Last Painting of Sara De Vos,' an intricate novel centering on an enigmatic 17th century artwork by the first woman admitted as a master painter to Holland's legendary Guild of St. Luke.
03/07/2016 Listen
19 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Katie Chin
In this episode of PW LitCast, Katie Chin discusses her new cookbook, Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook.
02/26/2016 Listen
18 PW LitCast: A Conversation with John Perkins
PW LitCast speaks with John Perkins about his updated memoir, The New Confessions of An Economic Hit Man, an eye-opening account of how countries around the world are systematically cheated of trillions of dollars.
02/22/2016 Listen
17 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Stella Cameron
PW LitCast speaks with Stella Cameron about her new novel, Out Comes The Evil, her second mystery featuring Folly-on-Weir's pub owner Alex Duggins and her friend, Tony Harrison, a veterinarian, as detectives.
11/23/2015 Listen
16 PW LitCast: A Conversation with David Hewson
PW LitCast speaks with David Hewson about his new novel, The Flood, in which an English art student and a semi-retired Italian police detective team up to investigate an act of vandalism in a Florence church in 1986.
10/05/2015 Listen
15 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Rick Hall
In this LitCast, Rick Hall talks about his life as a producer and owner of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala. In his book, “The Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame.”
07/13/2015 Listen
14 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Tracy Groot
Tracy Groot talks about her new World War II-era novel 'Maggie Bright' and the rewards and challenges of writing historical fiction.
04/14/2015 Listen
13 PW LitCast: A Conversation with John W. Whitehead
John W. Whitehead, author of 'Battlefield America: The War on the American People,' talks about his stark warnings that the United States is no longer the land of the free.
03/30/2015 Listen
12 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Patricia Gussin
Patricia Gussin discusses her novel, 'After the Fall,' in which her series lead, Laura Nelson, must shift professional gears after an accident ends her career as a surgeon, in the midst of murder and intrigue.
01/21/2015 Listen
11 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Julian Kulski
Julian Kulski speaks about his new book, 'The Color of Courage, A Boy At War: The World War II Diary of Julian Kulski.' Listen in as we discuss some of his amazing experiences as a young boy in the aftermath of the Nazis' invasion of Poland, including his acts of sabotage aimed at the Germans, his time in the Warsaw Ghetto, and his imprisonment.
12/18/2014 Listen
10 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Declan Hughes
Declan Hughes talks about his new thriller, 'All the Things You Are.' A twisted novel about the murderous ramifications of a childhood mistake.
06/18/2014 Listen
9 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Doug Fine
Journalist Doug Fine, author of 'Hemp Bound' (Chelsea Green), is high on the many virtues of hemp, a wonder crop that you can eat, use in construction, and renew the earth with.
05/20/2014 Listen
8 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Tobias Churton
Historian Tobias Churton reveals magus Aleister Crowley's place in the art world of Weimar Berlin.
05/06/2014 Listen
7 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Rick Steves
Rick Steves talks about his travels in Europe, as well as building his Europe Through the Back Door series, from its first self-published volume in 1980 to this year's releases, which includes Italy.
01/30/2014 Listen
6 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Lorelei James
Barbara Vey talks to Lorelei James about the last standing McKay brother in Redneck Romeo (Samhain), her love of cowboys and being award winning mystery author Lori Armstrong.
12/03/2013 Listen
5 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Phyllis Good
10/31/2013 Listen
4 PW LitCast: A Conversation with V.E. Schwab
V.E. Schwab speaks about 'Vicious', an unusual novel about superheroes, supervillains, and the very thin line between the two.
10/16/2013 Listen
3 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Adrian Magson
Adrian Magson discusses 'Execution' his latest thriller featuring ex-MI5 operative Harry Tate. The series has been lauded for its combination of accurate portrayals of espionage and suspenseful plots.
09/17/2013 Listen
2 PW LitCast: A Conversation with J. Sydney Jones
J. Sydney Jones speaks about 'The Keeper of Hands,' his series of historical mysteries set in the Vienna of Gustav Mahler and Arthur Schnitzler that combine whodunit puzzles with seamless recreations of time and place.
06/11/2013 Listen
1 PW LitCast: A Conversation with Jonathan Maberry
Jonathan Maberry talks about 'Limbus, Inc.' Listen as we explore his engaging paranormal noir that’s funny and horrific in equal measure.
04/03/2013 Listen
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