A conversation with LM (Leslie) Browning, the author of numerous books including the recent, "Drive Through the Night." Additionally, Leslie is the founder of Homebound Publications.
A review of the book, "Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir," by Elizabeth Miki Brina.
A conversation with Boyce Upholt, a freelance journalist based in New Orleans. His writing has appeared in National Geographic, The Atlantic, and Mother Jones, among other outlets, and he received the 2019 James Beard Award for investigative journalism for his feature story in The New Republic about the farm chemical dicamba. His forthcoming book about the Mississippi River will be published by W.W. Norton.
A conversation with Brendan Slocumb. Among his many gifts, Brendan is a performing violinist and teacher, as well as the author of the debut novel, "The Violin Conspiracy."
A review of the book, "The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art" by Don Thompson.
The Deckle Edge Blog & Podcast recap of books read in 2021.
A brief review of the book "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson.
A conversation with Esteban Rodriguez. Esteban is the author of five poetry collections, most recently The Valley and the essay collection Before the Earth Devours Us both of which were released in 2021. He is the Interviews Editor for the EcoTheo Review, Senior Book Reviews Editor for Tupelo Quarterly, and Associate Poetry Editor for AGNI.
A conversation with Roy Underhill. Roy is best known as the host of the PBS series The Woodwright’s Shop and the many books that followed. While working in television he also served as Master HouseWright for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, where he and his crew recreated the work of 18th century carpenters and joiners - much like playing early music on the original instruments. Roy now runs The Woodwright’s School in North Carolina, dedicated to historically-informed woodworking.
Today’s episode is a little different and features short conversations with several authors about their most recent book and involvement with the 2021 Boerne Book & Arts Festival. For those that don’t know, Boerne is a beautiful bedroom community just north of San Antonio, Texas, and the book festival takes place each year on Main Plaza on the first Saturday in October. This year’s event featured authors such as John Erickson and James Wade, as well as author panels with topics such as Heroines of WWII, Texas Ranches and Texas Rangers, and Early Roads and the Old Spanish Trail.