Turn The Page – Episode 147b

Episode one forty seven – part two

Jessica Chiarella author of “Lost Girls” joined us to talk about how her thriller utilizes the current boom in True Crime podcasts and the emotional impact of missing persons within the family of the victim. Faces on the Milk Carton did come up in conversation as did the appeal of characters who make very questionable choices.

Turn The Page – Episode 147a

Episode one forty seven – part one

A modern classic set at the end of the Obama era, A. Natasha Joukovsky’s Portrait of a Mirror crosses two couples from the 1% in a comedy of errors. Joukovsky spoke to Turn the Page about the inspiration behind Wes, Diana, Vivien and Dale — and importantly Julian whose wit radiates throughout the narrative. We also got to discuss mythology, art, and the recursive qualities of everything!

Turn The Page – Episode 147c

Episode one forty seven – part three

Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s Daughter and The Wicked Sister joined us once more to discuss the paperback release of her last book, the film adaptation of The Marsh King’s Daughter and to drop a few breadcrumbs about her upcoming novel!

Special Episode 22

Special Episode 22

2021 Mover and Shaker and president of ABOS, David Kelsey shares his passion of Library Outreach with Turn the Page! Be it a bookmobile, a book bike, or simply facilitating make and take crafts for the community, outreach has grown to become a monumental resource for libraries. Kelsey discusses the history of ABOS and the many ways Library Outreach has changed lives throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Turn The Page – Episode 146b

Episode one forty six – part two

Kathy Wang  – author of Family Trust zoomed in to talk about Impostor Syndrome, a story of two women, in the tech industry — one a Russian plant the other a first generation Chinese American — and the cat and mouse game which pits them against one another.

Turn The Page – Episode 146c

Episode one forty six – part three

Stacey got to talk to May Cobb, author of the delightfully devious book The Hunting Wives, a book that’s been blurbed by basically every one of our favorite authors of twisted fiction. May and Stacey talk about some of their own favorite cutthroat female characters and of course The Heathers are high on that list.

Turn The Page – Episode 146a

Episode one forty six – part one

Version Zero is a fast thrilling ride from author David Yoon which dares us to look at our digital lives and consider what we are losing. Yoon, who worked in tech in the past tells Sharon and Jessikah about the wild ride that is his first adult novel, and Joy Revolution the imprint created by David and his wife Nicola which focuses on love stories of people of color.

Turn The Page – Episode 145c

Episode one forty five – part three

Stacey caught up with Alex George to discuss The Paris Hours, his new historical fiction novel which unites the maid of Marcel Proust, an Armenian refugee turned puppeteer, Gertrude Stein. Stacey and Alex also chatted about the bookstore community and the publishing industry.

Turn The Page – Episode 145b

Episode one forty five – part two

Former NYT Reporter turned full time writer Margalit Fox zoomed in from the ether to tell us all about her latest narrative non-fiction book Confidence Men, a true story involving two prisoners of war (WWI) who elaborately conned their captors into facilitating their escape by way of a make-shift ouija board and a few well staged seances. Gertrude Stein makes a significant appearance in this story as well — though not in a way you could imagine. We promise, this is one non-fiction book that will have your jaw dropping at every turn.

Turn The Page – Episode 145a

Episode one forty five – part one

There’s something in the water here in Syosset that makes great bagels and cultivates notable alumni. Matt Grant, class of 2001 joins us to talk about his career as an investigative reporter. From Jack DeMasi’s TV production class, to reporting stories which changed federal law — and won Matt some Emmy’s along the way.