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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Mar.29.2014 - 3:33 pm
posted by David Marshall
Moms are funny. Here are some early memories of our moms when we were kids. What was your mom like? Share a childhood memory with your mom in the gift journal - What I Love About You, Mom. She'll...
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Mar.29.2014 - 3:27 pm
posted by David Marshall
What's something unique or special about your mom? Hear a few people's answers in this little clip. And while we're on the subject, have you complimented your mom lately? Thrill her with the...
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Mar.24.2014 - 8:13 pm
posted by Henry Mosquera
My acceptance speech at the 2014 Los Angeles Book Festival Award at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood 03/22/2014. Sleeper's Run won for best genre-based fiction novel.
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Mar.20.2014 - 12:09 pm
posted by Patricia V. Davis
By now, all of us know what a book trailer is.  With the help of one indie filmmaker, three musicians, four photographers, several models and a radio DJ, I've created a "pre-book trailer." An...
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Mar.16.2014 - 9:02 am
posted by Mitzi Szereto
Author Mitzi Szereto chats with Sirius XM's Book Talk programme about books, publishing, genre fiction, and her famous bear Teddy Tedaloo during her appearance at Miami Book Fair International 2012....
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Mar.13.2014 - 4:32 pm
posted by Melissa Ousley
Official book trailer for The Rabbit and the Raven, Book Two in The Solas Beir Trilogy.
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Mar.13.2014 - 7:22 am
posted by Hank Quense
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Mar.12.2014 - 1:26 pm
A look inside the annual Book Passage Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference. See and hear why the children's book community gathers together every June to learn, teach, connect, read, eat...
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Mar.08.2014 - 8:39 am
posted by Jam Hamidi
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Mar.07.2014 - 12:18 pm
posted by Terry Spear
Instinct told her to run…  Shannon Rafferty learns that hanging out with the bad boys could be a dangerous business, but hooking up with a cop is even worse. Now she’s on the run, trying...
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Mar.27.2009 - 5:52 pm
Maxine Hong Kingston burst on the literary scene in 1976 with her book, "The Woman Warrior" . A UC Berkeley graduate and professor, she has delighted audiences with books such as "China Men" and "...
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Mar.12.2008 - 6:25 am
posted by Patti Lawson
Patti Lawson, author of The Dog Diet, interviewed by Jody Chapin and Sonny Dixon on Mid Morning LIVE.
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May.25.2009 - 5:41 pm
posted by Mary Roach
Bonk author Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious. (This talk is...
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Mar.27.2009 - 11:17 pm
Chitra Divakaruni discusses the inspiration behind her novel The Palace of Illusions, the research process, and the challenges of retelling an epic tale. She reads a passage and answers challenging...
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Jan.04.2008 - 8:56 pm
posted by Martha O'Connor
Over a million children, including my ten-year-old son, suffer from this devastating disease whose complications include blindness, amputations, kidney failure, heart disease and stroke. Type 1...
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Mar.27.2009 - 11:24 pm
A talk, reading and interview featuring the novel Mistress of Spices (now a feature film). Divakaruni discusses the unique style she creates in Mistress of Spices, combining poetry and prose, and the...
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Jun.28.2008 - 7:49 pm
posted by Karen Dionne
Jeffrey Anderson, M.D. Ph.D. is the author of two biomedical thrillers: SLEEPER CELL and SECOND GENESIS. His research has been published in numerous elite scientific journals, including Science,...
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Aug.31.2012 - 6:19 pm
posted by Henry Mosquera
A video showcasing some of the skills of Sleeper's Run protagonist, Eric Caine. Krav Maga, lit. "contact combat," is a noncompetitive martial art and eclectic self-defense system developed in Israel...
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Jan.25.2013 - 8:59 pm
posted by Ron Parsons
In this video interview with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Ron Parsons discusses his path as a writer, the growing literary community in South Dakota, and his upcoming collection of short stories, "...
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Oct.27.2008 - 1:39 pm
posted by Alexander Besher
see Manga Man, http://www.alexanderbesher.tv http://mangaman.mobi (premieres Oct. 31) http://www.newmancom.com/mangaman http://www.newmancom.com/mangaman/Mangaman_background.aspx ttp://harper....
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