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James Ellroy Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / November 14, 2009

One of the most original and outspoken voices now writing, James Elroy,  “The Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction” earned great respect and loyal fans from his L.A. Quartet The Black Dalhia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz. He joins me to talk about his latest, Blood’s A […]

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Edward Teller Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / August 26, 2009

Edward Teller, who agreed in 1988 to let me interview him after he heard the title of my book “How to Raise Your I.Q. By Eating Gifted Children,” for which of course I love him is one of the most important and controversial scientists of the 20th century.  At the […]

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Yiyun Li Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / March 8, 2009

Set in China in the late 1970’s, Yiyun Li has written a stunning debut novel with unforgettable characters that haunt you long after you have finished reading the book. The love story between Nini a crippled girl and Bashi a sinister predator is an example of the unusual way in which Li […]

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Ethan Canin Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / October 5, 2008

Ethan was encouraged to write by his high school English teacher. Then he went to the Iowa Workshop and was discouraged by something John Irving said. So he went to medical school at Harvard and became a doctor. But something made him return to writing and suddenly The Palace Thief was published […]

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Stephen Marks Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / January 27, 2008

There are people who are hired by politicos to destroy the opposition through a variety of dirty tricks, slanderous information, and vicious attacks. They are known as political hit men and they are very effective. Stephen Marks is one of them, and he confesses to me on air.

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