Books

Interviews with authors, commentaries / reviews on books

Author Kambri Crews

Oct 19, 2012

Author Kambri Crews will be a part of today’s Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival at the Duke Energy Convention Center, signing copies of her fascinating memoir, Burn Down the Ground.

Red Dog/Blue Dog

Oct 12, 2012

If this year’s presidential race is wearing you out, perhaps it’s time for another perspective on the whole red-blue divide. Why not take it to the dogs?

"Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky"

Oct 12, 2012

Our Roberta Schultz has a review of the new book from Kentucky Press, Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity (Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series) by Nora Rose Moosnick.

2012 Books by the Banks

Oct 12, 2012

Time for the Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky

Oct 12, 2012

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky may be best known around here for their General Store or having a dog as mayor, but the town has a long and fascinating history.

Author Ken Follett

Oct 5, 2012

Master storyteller Ken Follett is on the phone with Barbara Gray to talk about Winter of the World, the second novel in his new Century Trilogy series, which is currently at the top of the New York Times bestsellers list.

Author Tess Gerritson

Sep 28, 2012

New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritson is in-studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her newest novel in the Rizzoli & Isles series (now a TV series on the TNT network.) The new novel, “Last to Die,” is now available and the new season of the TV show starts in November.

Living a Simpler Life

Sep 28, 2012

If city life is no longer for you, or you are looking for a way to settle down once and for all, then author Sharon Astyk might have the solution. She joins Thane Maynard to discuss her new lifestyle and her book “Making Home: Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to Settle in Place.”

Author Martha Moody

Sep 21, 2012

Martha Moody, author of Sharp and Dangerous Virtues, will be appearing at this year’s Books by the Banks Festival, talking with fans about her dystopian look at a future government-mandated agricultural zone based in her hometown of Dayton.

Author Judith Fertig

Sep 21, 2012

One book, 50 separate recipes for a variety cinnamon rolls (including local favorite, schnecken!)  Judith Fertig, author of I Love Cinnamon Rolls, talks all things gooey and sweet (and no trips to the mall necessary!) with Mark Perzel. (Listen for this book as a tasty thank-you gift during our fall fund drive!)

Author Shelley Shepard

Sep 14, 2012

New York Times bestselling local author Shelley Shepard Gray visits with Barbara Gray to discuss her latest two books in the trilogy of The Secrets of Crittenden County novels: The Search and

Author Francis Slakey

Sep 14, 2012

Physics professor Francis Slakey thought he could maintain his isolated lifestyle, even after deciding he was going to climb the highest peak on every continent and surf every ocean on Earth. He was wrong.

Author Simon Garfield

Sep 14, 2012

It wasn’t that long ago that any talk of fonts was left to graphic designers and printers. Now, everyone knows what fonts are, which they like, which they don’t, and the brief dominance of Comic Sans! Simon Garfield, the author of Just My Type: A Book About Fonts joins Mark Perzel to talk about his amusing book detailing everything you’d want to know about fonts

Mark Titus

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author Mark Titus from the March 30, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

The author will appear at the 2012 Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Linda Smith-Walker

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author Linda Smith-Walker from the May 12, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

The author will appear at the 2012 Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Rick Robinson

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author Rick Robinson from the January 22, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

The author will appear at the 2012 Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Robert Loewendick

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author Robert Loewendick from the April 28, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

The author will appear at the 2012 Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Chef Todd Kelly

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author and master chef Todd Kelly from the December 3, 2011 Cincinnati Edition.

The author will appear at the 2012 Books By the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Cheryl Bauer and Stephan Johnson

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with authors Stephan Johnson and Cheryl Bauer from the March 11, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

The authors will appear at the 2012 Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Will Hillenbrand

Sep 8, 2012

An interview with author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand which aired in two parts on the April 14, 2012 Cincinnati Edition.

Part One

Part Two

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