15 with the Author | ‘Personal’ by Lee Child 10/27/14

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Jack Reacher has out thought and out fought an array of cold-blooded villains, a former American military policeman, he’s a wanderer with no home, no car and no cell phone.  He hitchhikes, takes the Greyhound and inevitably rights a wrong.  His creator, Lee Child, has just released his 19th Jack Reacher novel, “Personal”.  Child talks […]

15 with the Author | ‘Glimpsing Heaven’ by Judy Bachrach 10/20/14

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What happens when we die?  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Judy Bachrach author of “Glimpsing Heaven – the stories and science of Life after Death”.  Over six years, Bachrach conducted numerous interviews in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands with cardiologists, emergency room physicians, brain surgeons, psychiatrists, […]

15 with the Author | ‘I’ll Drink to that’ by Betty Halbreich 10/13/14

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with 86 year old Betty Halbreich about her book “I’ll Drink to That – a life in style with a twist”.  Betty has spent 40 years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan.   Betty herself was a socialite who spent her days shopping […]

15 with the Author | ‘Soldier Girls – the battles of 3 women at home and at war’ by Helen Thorpe 10/6/14

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In the Spring of 2001, three women enlisted in the Indiana National Guard. Each had her own idea of what a stint in the Guard might mean — free education, a sense of purpose, extra money. But just months after they signed up, the Sept. 11th attacks occurred and what they thought would be a […]

15 with the Author | ‘Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy’ by Karen Abbott 9/29/14

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In the countless books about the Civil War, the role women played has been mostly non-existent.  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Karen Abbott, the author of  “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy – 4 women undercover in the Civil War”.  The true stories of 4 women whose contributions to both sides could’ve […]

15 with the Author | ‘Against Football – one Fan’s Relunctant Manifesto’ by Steve Almond 9/22/14

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With allegations of child abuse, spousal abuse and drug charges in professional football, today’s 15 with the Author is timely.  Steve Almond is the author of  Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, He tackles his personal obsession head on.  Almond takes on the whole culture of professional ball from the owners to the players to […]

15 with the Author | ‘Off the Leash’ by Matthew Gilbert 9/15/14

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Matthew Gilbert, tv critic for the Boston Globe and author of “Off the Leash – a year at the dog park”.   Gilbert went from a person who would wash their hands after accidental contact with dogs to a dog lover and shares the journey of […]

15 with the Author | ‘Mean Streak’ by Sandra Brown 9/8/14

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Sandra Brown.  She’s written 63 New York Times Bestsellers and her latest novel,  “Mean Streak”, is on track to also become a bestseller.  Brown shares how she comes up with fresh ideas, her passion for writing and why she never talks about her book ideas […]