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Authors On Tour – Live!



Weekly Podcasts of Authors and Their Books, Live From The Tattered Cover Book Store. Authors ranging from Al Franken to Joan Didion read from and discuss their newest books.Weekly Podcasts of Authors and Their Books, Live From The Tattered Cover Book Sto



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AOT #539: Donald Ray Pollock Podcasts The Heavenly Table

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:13:39 +0000

Donald Ray Pollock, author of The Devil All the Time and Knockemstiff, brings us a dark, gritty, and electrifying new novel that will solidify his place among the best contemporary American authors. The Heavenly Table tells the story of two hardworking men, Pearl Jewett and Ellsworth Fiddler, whose paths collide on a surprising, unforgettable, and […]


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AOT #538: Bonnie Nadzam Podcasts Lions

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:52:47 +0000

Bonnie Nadzam is the author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning novel Lamb, and now she returns with Lions. Set on the high plains of Colorado, a young couple find their love and – and everything they know to be true – threatened by the arrival of an unwelcome stranger. A story of awakening, Lions is […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/FQ-u_acaaGc/NadzamPodcast.mp3




AOT #537: Fernanda Santos Podcasts The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:17:28 +0000

Fernanda Santos covers Arizona and New Mexico as the Phoenix bureau chief for The New York Times. Santos reads from and discusses her book The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting about one of the deadliest fires in American history and the twenty […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/u0yxsOMAisA/SantosPodcast.mp3




AOT #536: Brad Thor Podcasts Foreign Agent

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:12:51 +0000

Brad Thor is the New York Times bestselling author of Full Black (one of Suspense Magazine‘s best political thrillers of 2011), Foreign Influence (one of Suspense Magazine‘s best political thrillers of 2010), The Last Patriot (nominated best thriller of the year by the International Thriller Writers Association), Blowback (recognized as one of the Top 100 […]


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AOT #535: Amy Haimerl Podcasts Detroit Hustle: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Home

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:58:58 +0000

Journalist Amy Haimerl and her husband were priced out of their Brooklyn neighborhood. Seeing this as a great opportunity to start over again, they decided to cash in their savings and buy an abandoned house for $35,000 in Detroit, the largest city in the United States to declare bankruptcy. Haimerl discusses Detroit Hustle: A Memoir […]


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AOT #534: Elizabeth Church Podcasts The Atomic Weight of Love

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:14:06 +0000

Lawyer and debut author Elizabeth Church was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Her father, a research chemist, was drafted out of Carnegie Mellon University, and was sent to join other scientists working in secret on the Manhattan Project. Church’s mother, a biologist, eventually joined her husband in Los Alamos. Church discusses her sweeping, beautiful […]


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AOT #533: Matteson Perry Podcasts Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:26:07 +0000

Colorado native Matteson Perry is a screenwriter, performer, two-time winner of the Moth GrandSlam storytelling championship, and the host of the monthly Moth StorySlam in Los Angeles. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, McSweeney’s, College Humor, and other publications, and his work has been featured on NPR and Funny or Die. Perry […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/cT0b8utwjww/PerryPodcast.mp3




AOT #532: Gina Wohlsdorf Podcasts Security

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:51:43 +0000

Denver author Gina Wohlsdorf reads from and discusses her chilling, pulse-racing debut thriller Security. Riveting to the final sentence, Security is fierce, wry, and impossible to put down. With a deep bow to the literary tradition of Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, and Daphne du Maurier, Wohlsdorf’s razor-wire prose blitzes readers with quick twists, sharp […]


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AOT #531: Governor John Hickenlooper Podcasts The Opposite of Woe: My Life in Beer and Politics

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:13:12 +0000

John Hickenlooper was inaugurated as the governor of Colorado in 2011. The first professional geologist to become a governor in the history of the nation and the first brewer since Sam Adams in 1792, he previously served as mayor of Denver, an administration for which Time magazine named him one of the five top big-city […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/B5RTriiUB4c/HickenlooperPodcast.mp3




AOT #530: J. Kael Weston Podcasts The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan

Mon, 30 May 2016 06:01:15 +0000

J. Kael Weston spent seven years on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan working for the U.S. State Department in some of the most dangerous frontline locations. Upon his return home, while traveling the country to pay respect to the dead and wounded, he began to ask himself many questions about the costs and legacies […]


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AOT #529: Anna Newell Jones Podcasts The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:37:53 +0000

Anna Newell Jones, creator of the popular blog AndThenWeSaved.com, reads from and discusses her helpful, timely new guidebook The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living: How a Spending Fast Helped Me Get from Broke to Badass in Record Time. ($16.99) Morrow ISBN # 9780062367181. You can visit Anna Newell Jones‘s official web site as well.


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AOT #528: Ken Ilgunas Podcasts Trespassing Across America

Fri, 20 May 2016 21:17:23 +0000

Ken Ilgunas, author of the frank and witty memoir about living in a van to save costs while attending grad school Walden on Wheels, reads from and discusses his new personal adventure story Trespassing Across America: One Man’s Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland. Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Trespassing […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/IGvQabnd2RQ/IlgunasPodcast.mp3




AOT #527: Douglas Brinkley Podcasts Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America

Mon, 09 May 2016 18:11:41 +0000

Multiple award-winning author Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, the CNN Presidential Historian, a member of the Society of American Historians and the Council on Foreign Relations, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Audubon. Brinkley discusses his critically acclaimed new history Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/50a1g_N6JLg/BrinkleyPodcast.mp3




AOT #526: Paolo Bacigalupi Podcasts The Water Knife

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:00:31 +0000

Colorado author Paolo Bacigalupi, the New York Times bestselling author of The Windup Girl and a National Book Award finalist, reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his critically acclaimed novel The Water Knife. “A fresh cautionary tale classic, depicting an America newly shaped by scarcity of our most vital resource. The pages […]


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AOT #525: Governor Bill Ritter Podcasts Powering Forward: What Everyone Should Know about America’s Energy Revolution

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:51:00 +0000

Bill Ritter, Jr., the 41st governor of Colorado and one of America’s key thought leaders on sustainable energy, reads from and discusses his new book Powering Forward: What Everyone Should Know about America’s Energy Revolution, which is written in partnership with the Center for a New Energy Economy. A historic energy revolution is underway in […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/dUtNjKQvrfM/RitterPodcast.mp3




AOT #524: David Schmader Podcasts Weed: The User’s Guide: A 21st Century Handbook for Enjoying Marijuana

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:13:26 +0000

From 1999-2014, David Schmader served as associate editor at Seattle’s Pulitzer-winning news weekly the Stranger, writing the column “Last Days: The Week in Review.” In 2015, Schmader became creative director of the award-winning nonprofit writing center the Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas, where he also serves as writer-in-residence. Schmader reads from and discusses his […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/4jbClEU4nwo/SchmaderPodcast.mp3




AOT #523: Joyce Maynard Podcasts Under the Influence

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:26:25 +0000

Joyce Maynard, the New York Times bestselling author of Labor Day and After Her, reads from and discusses her new novel Under the Influence. This provocative, complex, and relentlessly gripping novel contains a story about emotional seduction and betrayal, asking: Where do the boundaries of friendship lie? And at what point does generosity become a […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/7N9ziZwPaLs/MaynardInfluencePodcast.mp3




AOT #522: Jeffery Deaver Podcasts The Steel Kiss

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 16:25:41 +0000

Jeffery Deaver, the international bestselling author of more than twenty-seven suspense novels, including The Bone Collector, which was made into a film starring Denzel Washington, discusses The Steel Kiss. In this new blockbuster thriller, forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme, and his colleague Amelia Sachs find themselves up against one of their most formidable opponents ever: a […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/BnC01DitVaQ/DeaverSteelKissPodcast.mp3




AOT #521: Len Vlahos Podcasts Scar Girl

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:12:57 +0000

Tattered Cover co-owner, former punk-rocker, and young adult author Len Vlahos performs and discusses his new novel Scar Girl, the sequel to his bestselling debut novel The Scar Boys. Love, music, and heartbreak take the stage in this critically-acclaimed second novel. Told as an interview with the band after they reach the pinnacle of success, […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/eQxG-Byg5ZQ/VlahosScarGirlPodcast.mp3




AOT #520: Randy Henderson Podcasts Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:56:42 +0000

Randy Henderson is a first-place winner of Writers of the Future, a Clarion West graduate, and a member of SFWA and Codex. His short fiction has appeared in places like Penumbra, Escape Pod, and Realms of Fantasy, as well as several anthologies. Henderson reads from and discusses his second novel Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free: […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/GvCozMc7tH8/RHendersonPodcast.mp3




AOT #519: Colten Moore Podcasts Catching the Sky

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 17:03:19 +0000

X-Games champion snowmobile racer Colten Moore reads from and discusses his memoir Catching the Sky, a transcendent story about risk and the pursuit of happiness, family, and the bond between brothers. In this vivid, page-turning narrative, Moore offers a profound and deeply moving perspective on his life and that of his brother, the late Caleb […]


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AOT #518: Greg Jobin-Leeds Podcasts When We Fight, We Win

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 14:50:24 +0000

Longtime social activist Greg Jobin-Leeds discusses the new collection When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World. Same-sex marriage, #BlackLivesMatter, the DREAM Act, the People’s Climate March, End the New Jim Crow, Occupy Wall Street, the fight for a $15 minimum wage – these are just a […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/qjUpAYcv1v8/JobinLeedsPodcast.mp3




AOT #517: Tom LaMarr Podcasts Geezer Dad

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:56:52 +0000

Colorado writer Tom LaMarr, author of the novels October Revolution and Hallelujah City, reads from and discusses his memoir Geezer Dad. The median age for starting a family has climbed, and Tom LaMarr is the reason. The Geezer Dad author was nearly 48 when he met his daughter, which makes him even older now. The […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/zm8Xewr0hjo/LaMarrPodcast.mp3




AOT #516: Stewart O’Nan Podcasts West of Sunset

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:13:31 +0000

Stewart O’Nan‘s award-winning fiction includes Snow Angels, A Prayer for the Dying, Last Night at the Lobster, Emily, Alone, and The Odds, which was hailed by The Boston Globe as a gorgeous fable, a stunning meditation and a hope-filled Valentine. O’Nan reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his bestselling novel West of […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/oYurEMD4KA0/ONanPodcast.mp3




AOT #515: Amy Cuddy Podcasts Presence

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 23:50:29 +0000

Amy Cuddy is a professor and researcher at Harvard Business School who studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments affect people. Her research has been published in top academic journals and covered by NPR, New York Times, Wired, Fast Company, and more. Cuddy has been named a Game Changer by Time, one of 50 Women […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/WNlwiSnQweQ/CuddyPodcast.mp3




AOT #514: Juan Thompson Podcasts Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:01:26 +0000

Denver author Juan Thompson, who grew up in Woody Creek, Colorado with his father, Hunter S. Thompson, reads from and discusses his new memoir Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson. “A tender but tough tale of growing up as the son of the fearsome, charismatic and unrestrained writer, Hunter S. Thompson. […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/O5vChAUI4s4/ThompsonPodcast.mp3




AOT #513: Chris Bohjalian Podcasts The Guest Room

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:02:22 +0000

Chris Bohjalian, the New York Times bestselling author whose books include Midwives (an Oprah Book Club pick), and The Sandcastle Girls, reads from and discusses his new novel The Guest Room. “A good man’s momentary moral lapse plunges his happy, prosperous life into a nightmare of murderous gangsters and remorseless sex traffickers. Bohjalian’s deftness as […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/wfQibMHoCpg/BohjalianGuestRoomPodcast.mp3




AOT #512: Adam Makos Podcasts Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:33:36 +0000

Adam Makos discusses his new book Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice, an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s forgotten war in Korea. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom Hudner passed up Harvard to fly fighters for his country. An African American sharecropper’s son from Mississippi, Jesse Brown became […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/qr6GHnZ0pNc/MakosPodcast.mp3




AOT #511: Michel Roy Podcasts Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:18:41 +0000

Michel Roy, the father of hockey legend and Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy, discusses his new book Patrick Roy: Winning. Nothing Else. An incredible hockey talent who was instrumental in changing the very art of goaltending, Patrick Roy’s success was driven as much by determination and perseverance as by talent. Patrick Roy: Winning. Nothing […]


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AuthorsOnTour-Live/~5/5XQK_Rtrkng/RoyPodcast.mp3




AOT #510: Graham Hancock Podcasts Magicians of the Gods

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 23:08:19 +0000

Graham Hancock‘s multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods is an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth’s lost civilization. Hancock discusses Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization, his sequel to his seminal work, filled with completely new, scientific and archaeological evidence, […]


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