‘No Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer’ tells the story, in words and photos, of how Julian David Stone, entirely by sneaking his equipment into concerts, amassed an incredible archive of over ten thousand rock and roll photos
A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously surreal, and, at times, heartbreakingly satirical look at what it’s like to be young and black in America
In 1928, less than a dozen American women had a pilot’s license, making the few women who flew airplanes true radicals. ‘Fly Girls’ tells that story, their story.
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When the husband of a Queen’s Park aide runs off to escape his gambling debts, private investigator Dan Sharp is hired to track him down. As the city’s political landscape verges on the bizarre — with a crack-using mayor and a major scandal looming — Dan finds himself pitted against a mysterious figure known for making or breaking the reputations of upcoming politicians
Tango was an unlikely choice for Meghan Flaherty. A young woman living with the scars of past trauma, she was terrified of being touched and shied away from real passion. But by her late twenties, she knew something had to change. She dug up an old dream and tried on her dancing shoes
In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in television history.
In a near future in which plummeting birth rates have ominous political and personal implications for women, a young man’s search for his missing sister leads him into a disturbing and desperate underworld, where bitter freedoms are bought at a terrible price.
This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling the world, filming wildlife for the BBC and climbing trees with people like David Attenborough, Chris Packham and Helen Macdonald
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s death on June 6th, RFK: His Words for Our Times comes an inspiring collection of RFK’s most famous speeches, with substantial contextual narrative, and accompanied by introductory commentary from notable historians and public figures
‘Can’t Help Myself’ is the extraordinary (and often hilarious) story of a single woman navigating her mercurial love life, and a moving and poignant portrait of an amazing community of big-hearted, love-seeking allies.
Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight for independence, and when she meets Alexander Hamilton she’s captivated by the young officer’s charisma and brilliance
Death Doesn’t Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Deadman’s Cross series. Where Deadmen tell their tales, and every soul is damned or redeemed by the final choices they make
“If not you, then who? If not now, then when? We need more women to speak up and make their voices heard. Young women have valuable experiences and perspectives. We need you in this fight.” Senator Elizabeth Warren
Lorna Shultz Nicholson joins me on the phone from Edmonton, Alberta Canada to talk about her award-nominated ‘One-2-One’ Series based on a real buddy program in Canada; writing for Young Adults in the 21st Century; and of course—hockey
For the first time ever on Book Talk, we have a Literary Agent on the show to talk our listeners through the process of writing to becoming the novelist, playwright, or screenwriter they have always dreamed of
The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman’s first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
Nasimiyu is a Brooklyn-based musician whose style has evolved over the years from her time in New Orleans making music to her deeply personal, experimental pop. Last seen on BTR Live Studio with the… | watch
Representing Brooklyn and the Bronx, the one and only group called Manz Rivalz. The name stems from everyday life, which can be competition with anything or anybody. This crew has talent, laid back… | watch