Sarah Rose Etter joins host Jason Jefferies to speak about her fantastic upcoming novel The Book of X, published by Two Dollar Radio. The Book of X tells the tale of Cassie, a girl born with her stomach twisted in the shape of a knot. From childhood with her parents on the family meat farm, to a desk job in the city, to finally experiencing love, she grapples with her body, men, and society, all the while imagining a softer world than the one she is in. The Book of X can be preordered in-store at Quail Ridge Books.
Hello, readers! For Bookin's 26th episode, host Jason Jefferies is joined by sensational debut novelist Katya Apekina, who was recently shortlisted for an LA Times book award for her novel The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish. This podcast kicks off a month of celebrating Two Dollar Radio, Quail Ridge Books' Indie Press of the Month for May 2019.
For the 25th episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Robert W. Turner, author of Not For Long: The Life and Career of the NFL Athlete, and Ron Rice, the Chairman of the Board of the NFL Alumni Association. Not For Long: The Life and Career of the NFL Athlete can be purchased here.
For the 24th episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Roger McNamee, former advisor to Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of a venture capital firm with Bono and author of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe. They discuss the harmful effects of social media and what can be done about them. Signed copies of Zucked can be purchased in-store at Quail Ridge Books, and online here.
For the 23rd episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies continues his conversation with Samia Serageldin and Lee Smith, editors of Mothers and Strangers: Essays on Motherhood from the New South (UNC Press). Mothers and Strangers can be purchased here. Happy listening!
For this 22nd episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Samia Serageldin and Lee Smith, editors of Mothers and Strangers: Essays on Motherhood from the New South (UNC Press). This is a two-part podcast--part one covers Lee and Samia's own contributions to the collection, and part two will cover the rest of the collection. Copies of Mothers and Strangers Essays on Motherhood from the New South can be purchased in person at Quail Ridge Books, or online here. Happy listening!
On the 21st episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Nick Bruel, author and illustrator of the acclaimed Bad Kitty series. Nick is the winner of the North Carolina Childrens' Book Award, the Young Hoosier Book Award, the Volunteer State Book Award, and the Buckaroo Book Award. Signed copies of his most recent book, Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble can be purchased in store or online.
For the 20th episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Jacob Tobia. Jacob is a member of the Forbes 30 under 30, the out 100, a co-producer and host of Queer 2.0 on NBC News, a member of the Biden Foundation’s Advisory Council for advancing LGBTQ equality and the Clinton Initiative Honor Roll. Most recently, they are the author of Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story released by Putnam Books, a division of Penguin Random House. Copies of Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story can be purchased here.
For the 19th episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies is joined by Etaf Rum, whose fantastic debut novel A Woman is No Man is one of the most anticipated of 2019. Signed copies of A Woman is No Man can be purchased in store at Quail Ridge books, or online here while supplies last.
In this episode of Bookin', host Jason Jefferies continues his conversation with National Book Award winner William T. Vollmann. For the second part of this two-part conversation, Vollmann discusses his process narrative The Book of Delores, his historical Seven Dreams series, his National Book Award winning novel Europe Central, his San Francisco Tenderloin novels, his philosophy regarding his non-fiction works Poor People, Imperial and Rising Up and Rising Down, and the books that he is working on right now. A selection of signed books by William T. Vollmann can be purchased at www.quailridgebooks.com/signedbooks