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When Brad Sorenson crossed paths with Zoe O’Loughlin at a high school graduation party, the connection was undeniable. He noticed her when no one else did; she inspired him to want more out of life. But it would be years before they’d meet again…and in the most unlikely of places.
The Heavenly Table tells the story of two hardworking men, Pearl Jewett and Ellsworth Fiddler, whose paths collide on a surprising, unforgettable, and violent trajectory.
Live: Fernanda Santos Podcasts The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting
Santos reads from and discusses her book The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting about one of the deadliest fires in American history and the twenty men of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who sprang into action to fight it.
Journalist Amy Haimerl and her husband were priced out of their Brooklyn neighborhood. Seeing this as a great opportunity to start over again, they decided to cash in their savings and buy an abandoned house for $35,000 in Detroit, the largest city in the United States to declare bankruptcy.
Lawyer and debut author Elizabeth Church was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Her father, a research chemist, was drafted out of Carnegie Mellon University, and was sent to join other scientists working in secret on the Manhattan Project. Church’s mother, a biologist, eventually joined her husband in Los Alamos. Church discusses her sweeping, beautiful novel The Atomic Weight of Love, the story of many of the women who sacrificed their careers so that their husbands could pursue unique opportunities in scientific research.
Perry discusses his hilarious new book Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch, a real-life romantic comedy about an unexpected break-up, one self-imposed year of being single, and how a nice guy survived dating in the twenty-first century.
Riveting to the final sentence, Security is fierce, wry, and impossible to put down. With a deep bow to the literary tradition of Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, and Daphne du Maurier, Wohlsdorf’s razor-wire prose blitzes readers with quick twists, sharp turns, and gasp-inducing terror.
Governor Hickenlooper reads from and discusses his new memoir The Opposite of Woe: My Life in Beer & Politics, his candid, and very funny story, from early loss to college on the ten-year plan, to remarkable business and political success.
J. Kael Weston spent seven years on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan working for the U.S. State Department in some of the most dangerous frontline locations. Upon his return home, while traveling the country to pay respect to the dead and wounded, he began to ask himself many questions about the costs and legacies of the wars.
Anna Newell Jones, creator of the popular blog AndThenWeSaved.com, reads from and discusses her helpful, timely new guidebook.