15 with the Author | ‘Stella by Starlight’ by Sharon M. Draper 1/26/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews Sharon M. Draper, author of “Stella by Starlight”.  The book is written in the language of the time, 1932 and by the voice of an 11 year old girl.  It’s the segregated south and the division between black and white is wide especially when it comes […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Happy Bicycle’ by Kathy McGee 1/19/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews local author and designer, Kathy McGee.  Her book, “The Happy Bicycle” is a collection of colorful designs to accessorize  your bicycle.  Kathy grew up in Northfield and is the daughter of Don McGee, local City Council watchdog.  She believes you should be able to change your […]

15 with the Author | ‘Blending Families Successfully’ and ‘The Overparenting Epidemic’ by Dr. George S. Glass 1/12/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews Dr. George Glass, author of “Blending Families Successfully” and “The Overparenting Epidemic – why helicopter parenting is bad for your kids and dangerous for you too!” .  With more than 50% of first marriages ending in divorce it’s more likely that children are brought up in […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Who, the What and the When’ by Jenny Volvovski 1/5/15

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In “The Who, the What and the When”, 65 of the most fascinating “sidekicks of history” get their moment in the sun.  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews co-author Jenny Volvovski.  From singers to chemists, poets to boxers to nobel prize winners there are names you’ll recognize, like Muhammad Ali and Elvis […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Happiness of Pursuit’ by Chris Guillebeau 12/29/14

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“People have always been captivated by quests,” writes today’s guest on 15 with the Author, Chris Guillebeau in his brand new book, The Happiness of Pursuit.   Guillebeau has completed his own quest – visiting every country before the age of 35.   He tells Teri Knight what was the biggest lesson he learned and talks about […]

15 with the Author | ‘Who Knows Tomorrow’ by Lisa Lovatt-Smith 12/22/14

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Born in Spain and raised by a struggling single mother, Lisa Lovatt-Smith became an editor at British Vogue at nineteen, the youngest in their history. She helped launch Spanish Vogue and partied across Europe with celebrities, fashion designers, photographers, and supermodels. On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Lisa, who gave it […]

15 with the Author | ‘Socialcide’ by Leo J. Battenhausen 12/15/14

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How many selfies have you taken today?  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knights talk with Leo Battenhausen, author of “Socialcide – How America is Loving Itself to Death”.  There’s no way to sugar-coat the conclusions of Battenhausen; he says Americans have become so obsessed with themselves that our country’s once-great bedrock of dignity […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Hilltop’ by Assaf Gavron 12/8/14

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest is Assaf Gavron, author of “The Hilltop” which tells the story of an illegal outpost in the West Bank. He makes no political statement in the book but does talk about the difference between Israelis and American jews.  The book was first written in Hebrew and […]