One Minute Conversations

Feb 27

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is best known for his legal thrillers, his “Heroes For my Son” and “Heroes For My Daughter” books, and as the host of the History Channel TV show “Brad Meltzer’s Decoded.” And now he’s just published his first two children’s books - “I am Abraham Lincoln” and “I am Amelia Earhart.”

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Jul 29

Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones had sex! That’s been the media reaction to the Oscar-winning actress’s memoir. But she’s okay with that, because she understands that it’s Shirley Partridge and Marian Paroo that readers of her book are having trouble with.

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Mar 20

A. Wrighton

A Wrighton

A. Wrighton‘s epic fantasy “Defiance: Dragonics & Runics Part I” combines her love of history with her love of fantasy-sci fi. Those against the Council’s oppressive reign have long since been cast out to the fringes of society, their numbers and determination dwindling. Now there may be new hope for the Rogue Dragonics….

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Mar 19

Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas

In Eric Thomas’s novel “DRT” an overnight traffic reporter blames himself for a horrible fatal accident - and is then visited by the ghost of the driver. Or is he?

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Mar 14

Christopher Ryan

Christopher Ryan

As Christopher Ryan‘s hardboiled mystery-thriller “City of Woe” unfolds, how long can two detectives stick to strict police procedure when confronted with increasingly bizarre events that suggest the serial killer they’re after may be a .. demon? “City of Woe” is the first recipient of The Bookcast’s “Book of Exceptional Quality” distincton.

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Mar 13

Scott Bartlett

Scott Bartlett

bScott Bartlett‘s novel “Royal Flush” asks, can a man who throws his dates in a dungeon find a girlfriend? It’s the humorous tale of a man known only as The King. As his Kingdom careens toward catastrophe, he cruises seedy taverns looking for likely maidens. The King’s incompetence and weakness for beautiful women drag him deeper and deeper into trouble. He is even portrayed as a cross-dresser by the Kingdom Crier (the Kingdom’s most popular tabloid).

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Mar 11

Harvey Helms

Harvey Helms

Harvey Helms kept a diary for a number of years,the story of a young gay man who accidentally ends up as one of the very first male beauty advisors selling behind a department store cosmetic counter in the south. Now in his memoir called “blush: the unbelievably absurd diary of a gay beauty junkie,” Harvey introduces us to she-dragons, man drama, lipstick, Tammy Faye Baker, Senator Jesse Helms, plus more than a large dose of gay-man craziness

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Feb 18

David Gelber

David Gelber

Legend has it that the Minotaur was confined to the Labyrinth and slain by Theseus. But as David Gelber tells in his historical fantasy “Minotaur Revisited” the truth is far different.

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Feb 15

Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach

It’s a tale of revenge, redemption, and the world’s most beautiful crime. Adam Mansbach‘s novel “Rage is Back” introduces us to Dondi Vance, son of two famous — or infamous — graffiti artists from New York City’s “golden era” of subway bombing.

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Dec 28

Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman

From 2005 - RIP Jack Klugman, who died this week at age 90. My conversation with him seven years ago stays with me. And a nicer guy you’ll never meet.

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