Archive for July, 2009

Hyatt Bass Interview

July 19th, 2009 by Lewis Frumkes


Yes, Hyatt Bass wrote, directed and produced the film “75 Degrees in July,” which was released in 2006 and now she has written a smoldering novel called “Embers” about family. . .  that Publisher’s Weekly called “A riveting narrative. . . “ Hyatt is not only talented she is a lot of fun. . . . join us for a half hour of playfulness and getting to know this bright and sweet new writer.

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David Morrell Interview

July 13th, 2009 by Lewis Frumkes


theshimmerDavid Morrell, creator of “Rambo,” and an old buddy of mine, who once set one of his characters in my apartment, stops by to discuss his new book The Shimmering and tell me about Thrillerfest in NYC where he is being honored by the likes of Joseph Finder, Clive Cussler, and dozens of other great suspense writers. During the interview David discloses how his son died 20 years ago from bone cancer sending him into a horrible depressive spiral and how recently his 14 year old granddaughter Natalie has just been diagnosed with the same disease. David is nothing if not courageous, and tells me how at the age of 66 he has just received his pilot’s license and hopes one day to take Natalie flying with him. Tune in and visit with us and find out what else this scholar adventurer has to say.

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Jean Thompson Interview

July 4th, 2009 by Lewis Frumkes


do-not-deny-meJean Thompson has been called “America’s Alice Munro . . .one of the best contemporary short-story writers,” by Kirkus Reviews. Is she? Make up your own mind as I discuss her new volume “do not deny me,” with her. Or pick up one of her other collections, “Throw Like a Girl,” or “Who Do You Love,” and then decide. In any event David Sedaris is a big fan.

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