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Dec 19, 2023

Dive into the enigmatic world of Abraham Lincoln's assassination with John Fazio. This episode peels back layers of history, revealing a complex conspiracy extending beyond John Wilkes Booth. Fazio, armed with insights from his book "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: Four Smoking Guns," challenges...


Dec 12, 2023

Join us for a riveting exploration into the heart of early 20th-century aviation as we welcome author S. C. Gwynne to discuss his latest book, "His Majesty's Airship." Gwynne, transitioning from his journalistic roots at Time Magazine to the solitude of authorship, illuminates the ambitious yet disastrous story of...


Dec 5, 2023

Today we delve into Diane Kelly's transition from accountant to acclaimed cozy mystery writer, author of "Snow Place for Murder." Discover the evolution of the genre and Diane's unique storytelling, featuring non-human narrators and local color from her North Carolina retreat. We explore the intricacies of...


Nov 28, 2023

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Dive into our exclusive "Baker's Dozen Christmas Gift List" in this episode, where we reveal a selection of books that are anything but ordinary. Moving beyond typical bestseller charts, our journey through literature uncovers a rich array of choices. From a thrilling espionage...


Nov 21, 2023

Today, we're joined by Mike Hutton, the author of "The Children of the 1940s." Hutton, an 85-year-old Englishman, shares his unique experiences of growing up during World War II in London. He paints a vivid picture of British life during the war, highlighting the extensive rationing, the Morrison table, and the class...