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Marginalia is an on-air commentary and podcast hosted by KMUW's Beth Golay. Each episode features author interviews, editorial commentary and other marginalia to enhance the reading experience.
||CleanMarginalia: Marie Lu||With over 2 million books in print, Marie Lu is considered a rock star of young adult literature. Both of her Legend and Young Elites series have spent considerable time on bestsellers lists. And now Wildcard, the second book in the Warcross / Wildcard||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuthor Michael Connelly Brings Together Trusty Characters In New Detective Thriller||Author Michael Connelly introduced readers to Detective Harry Bosch in 1992 with the publication of The Black Echo . Twenty-six years and 30-plus books later, detectives from two of Connelly's series are working together for the first time in Dark Sacre||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHistorian Hampton Sides Explores An Unforgettable Battle In An Often Forgotten War||Historian Hampton Sides has written a new book about the Battle at the Chosin Reservoir, an epic clash during the Korean conflict that he calls one of the greatest military survival stories of all time. On Desperate Ground explores the many adversaries||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Nathaniel Philbrick||Historian Nathaniel Philbrick is not a stranger to the sea. But surprisingly, one of the main characters in his books--George Washington--was. But his prejudice against the sea, according to Philbrick, didn’t inhibit Washington’s naval genius.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Markus Zusak||Markus Zusak is the author of several books, but he’s probably best known for The Book Thief , which has sold 16 million copies worldwide, is published in 42 foreign language territories, and has spent over 500 weeks on the New York Times bestseller l||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Joe Stumpe||According to writer and history buff, Joe Stumpe, "early Wichita earned a wicked reputation from newspapers across Kansas thanks to a bevy of madams and murderers, bootleggers and bank robbers, con men and crooked cops."||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Lou Berney||November Road is a thriller set in November 1963, and it begins just before JFK’s assassination. When a mob lieutenant realizes that many of his associates are being eliminated one by one, he speculates not only that the murders are tied to the||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Olga Tokarczuk||Olga Tokarczuk is the author of Flights , winner of the Man Booker International Prize, which is awarded to the best work of translated fiction from anywhere in the world. She shares the prize with the book’s translator, Jennifer Croft. And Flight s w||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Delia Owens||Delia Owens has written several books, but they are primarily non-fiction, a reflection of the 23 years she spent studying wildlife in Africa. Her new book, Where the Crawdads Sing , is Owens’ first work of fiction. It also takes the reader on a deep||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Rosie Walsh||In her novel Ghosted , Rosie Walsh writes the story of an extremely capable woman who meets a man, spends an incredible week with him, makes future plans with him, and then he disappears. Initially she believes something happened to him during his plann||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Christina Dalcher||In her political thriller Vox , author Christina Dalcher used her work in linguistics to inform the imagined society in which a political regime silenced women with word counters. And not just grown women, baby girls as young as three months were being||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Hank Green||For the last 11 years, Hank Green and his brother, John, have been making videos back and forth to each other on a YouTube channel called Vlogbrothers, which has over 3 million subscribers.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Ingrid Rojas Contreras||Although Fruit of the Drunken Tree is fiction, it has its roots in author Ingrid Rojas Contreras’s real life.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Vanessa Hua||In her new novel, author Vanessa Hua uses an immigrant story to explore the definition of home and belonging, but it’s her use of setting that encourages the reader to look under the surface--or up beyond ground level--to recognize that every immigran||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoMarginalia: S. K. Perry||Sarah Perry was longlisted for London’s Young Poet Laureate in 2013, and her experience as a poet is evident in her debut novel, Let Me Be Like Water .||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||CleanVideoMarginalia: Kate Christensen||Kate Christensen likes to write about what she knows. Her seventh novel, The Last Cruise , is told from three perspectives: a farmer in Maine, a violinist, and a chef. All three areas in which Christensen is knowledgeable. And that’s where the first-h||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Gail Honeyman||Gail Honeyman is from Scotland, but she was in the states recently on a book tour for the paperback release of her debut novel, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine .||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Katie Williams||Katie Williams has three books under her publishing belt--two books written for young adults and now one that falls into the general fiction category. But don’t get me wrong. There’s nothing "general” about it. Tell the Machine Goodnight is slight||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Rebecca Makkai||If you’ve been a Marginalia fan for a while, Rebecca Makkai’s is a voice you’ve heard before. She stopped by the studios in 2016 to talk about her book of short stories, Music for Wartime . Makkai is also a novelist, and we spoke recently about he||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarginalia: Peter Coviello||When Peter Coviello was a young college professor, he fell in love, got married, and became a step parent. When that marriage fell apart, he suffered the heartbreak of that failed marriage but more profoundly--the heartbreak of potentially losing a||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Well-thought out questions, enjoyable discussions with authors
I discovered this podcast when I was searching for an audio interview about a novel that I was reading.
I listened to that author interview and then downloaded several others.
The host clearly has done her homework- her questions are well thought out, but she has a relaxed interview style which is a pleasant to listen to. I will continue to subscribe to this podcast.
This Marginalia podcast was recommended to me by a friend and I have to admit I was not disappointed. I was excited to see a plethora of interviews from authors I love! These interviews are well thought out and thought provoking. Thanks to this podcast I'm creating a list of new books to read as I write! I will definitely be recommending this podcast to my other book-loving friends.
A great books podcast!
Right in the sweet spot of literary fiction and interesting non-fiction. I love the music and some of the guests are amazing (especially Jesmyn Ward!)