Thursday, February 14, 2008

Books for the Week of Feb 18, 2008

Mystery and True Crime
M-F 12 midnight & 2 p.m.

The Book of Fate
by Brad Meltzer
read by Leonard Frey
(begins Feb/4/2008
concludes Feb/28/2008)

M-F 1 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Going Down Jericho Road
by Michael K. Honey
read by Symeria Clemmons
(begins Feb/7/2008
concludes Mar/10/2008)

M-F 2 a.m. &4 p.m.
Thirteen Moons
by Charles Frazier
read by Herman Markell
(begins Feb/7/2008
concludes Mar/7/2008)

Saturday 2-4 p.m.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
By Mark Twain
read by Bob Honore'
(begins Feb 23, 2008
concludes April 19, 2008)

Southern Authors
Saturday 4-6 p.m.
Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree
by Lisa Alther
read by Rollin Kocsis
(begins Feb 23, 2008
concludes March 23, 2008)

Lives and Literature
Sunday 2-4 p.m.

Equiano, The African
by Vincent Carretta
read by Barbara Williams
(concludes 3/2/2008)

Sunday 4-6 p.m.

Socrates in Love
by Christopher Phillips
read by Bill Wilson
(Begins Feb/10/2008
concludes Mar/9/2008)

Book Talk Taping - Mon Feb 18, 2008 10 a.m. - Stephen M.R. Covey

Stephen M.R. Covey will appear on Book Talk to discuss his business book, The Speed of Trust (Free Press/Simon & Schuster), which features an introduction by his father, Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The interview will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday February 18, 2007 in the WYPL radio studios and open to the public. East Shelby Branch manager Debbie Stevens will host. For more information, call 901.415.2754 ext.3.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Book Talk Taping - Wed. Feb 20, 2008 - Dr. Solon Timothy Woodward

Book Talk will host Dr. Solon Timothy Woodward for an interview about his debut novel, Cadillac Orpheus (Free Press/Simon & Schuster) on Wednesday February 20, 2008 at 3 p.m. Dr. Woodward is a practicing physician from Jacksonville, Florida who has published many short stories in the nation’s most prestigious journals. Cadillac Orpheus has been favorably compared to works of that other chronicler of Florida’s unique mix of crime and humor, Carl Hiaasen. The interview will take place in the WYPL radio studios and will last approximately 30 minutes.