novels http://kcur.org en Talking Text With Michael Chabon http://kcur.org/post/talking-text-michael-chabon <p>Pulitzer Prize-winner <strong>Michael </strong><strong>Chabon</strong>’s novels have taken readers to a world of comics in World War II-era New York and posed an alternative history where Jews fleeing the Holocaust settle in Alaska.</p><p>In the first part of Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we discuss his latest story, <em>Telegraph Avenue</em>,and find out how he gets his inspiration and what keeps him writing at all hours of the night.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43838 at http://kcur.org Talking Text With Michael Chabon A Heist At The Museum http://kcur.org/post/heist-museum <p>Forgery and a slick art theft frame a the story of a new novel set in the museum world.</p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:57:55 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Randy Mason 40681 at http://kcur.org A Heist At The Museum Richard Ford Takes Us North Of The Border http://kcur.org/post/richard-ford-takes-us-north-border <p><em>"First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then the murders, which happened later."</em>&nbsp; With these words <strong>Richard Ford</strong> begins his latest novel, <strong><em>Canada</em></strong>. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:29:56 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 32968 at http://kcur.org Richard Ford Takes Us North Of The Border New Adventure For Wimpy Kid http://kcur.org/post/new-adventure-wimpy-kid <p>Do you remember <strong>getting teased by other kids</strong>, <strong>running from cooties</strong> and<strong> hoping for snow days</strong>? The memories and the ink are still fresh in the latest installment of <strong><em>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</em>.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 13 Nov 2012 04:52:28 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 27464 at http://kcur.org New Adventure For Wimpy Kid Local Novelist Transitions From Bankruptcy To Book Success http://kcur.org/post/local-novelist-transitions-bankruptcy-book-success <p>It's November, and you've hit rock bottom. If you're a creative sort of person, <a href="http://www.nanowrimo.org/">NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) </a>could help you out. It worked for one local author.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:00:30 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Brian Ellison 27071 at http://kcur.org Local Novelist Transitions From Bankruptcy To Book Success Jeff Shaara: 'A Blaze Of Glory' http://kcur.org/post/jeff-shaara-blaze-glory <p>Shiloh stands as <strong>one of the bloodiest clashes in American history</strong>, one sealed the fate of the Civil War and cemented the long, drawn out conflict that followed the 1862 battle. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:18:23 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 19360 at http://kcur.org Jeff Shaara: 'A Blaze Of Glory'