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Jason Starr Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / October 31, 2009

Jason Starr is a big talent coasting along just under the radar and worth discovering. If you’ve read his first book “Cold Caller,” and freaked out, or his most recent “Panic Attack,” you’ll know what I mean. Jason and I discuss how he got into writing. . .  writing thrillers, […]

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Interview with Gina Barreca

By Lewis Frumkes / May 20, 2009

Dave Barry said of Gina Barreca, author of “They Used To Call Me Snow White, But I Drifted,” “Gina Barreca is very, very funny. For a woman.” And she is. Gina could as easily be a great stand-up comic as the writer and scholar she is.  She stops by to […]

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Harry Hurt III Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / January 11, 2009

Like the late George Plimpton Harry Hurt III does participatory journalism, often risking his neck riding polo, or risking his dignity for example dancing with the New York City Ballet. His many articles for the New York Times have been collected into a delightful book called Hurt Yourself. I talk with […]

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Emily Giffin Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / May 18, 2008

Emily is one of those delightful young women who are making a success of the chick lit genre. Her books are mega-best-sellers, and on the show we are talking about her latest effort Love The One You’re With and her life in letters.

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Susan Shapiro Barash Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / March 30, 2008

Susan and I know each other a long time and over the years I have watched Susan carve out a niche for herself as one of the more astute observers of contemporary women’s issues. In this interview we discuss some of Susan’s research into why women lie, among other things.

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Joseph Finder Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / January 1, 2008

Joseph Finder who used to teach with me at Harvard Summer School, has spent an interesting life as one of the faculty at the Kennedy School, member of the CIA, and now most importantly as one of our best and best informed thriller-writers. Whether you read his early prescient espionage […]

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