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Chatter on Books

Jan 25, 2023

“The fragility of life.”

Claude kicks things off with big literary news. Manny has a book! "It's Okay to Be Me!" , his uplifting story of how he doesn’t let stuttering hold him back. Jamie breaks down ChatGPT for Torie and David with real-life examples from the world of Chatter. Amita Parikh zooms in to share...

Jan 18, 2023

“Changing women’s sports for the next twenty-five years.”

Chatter rolls with David, Torie and Torie’s sister from another mother Liz Clarke. They break down “Spare” – who lets somebody put some of that in print?  Award winning Andrew Maraniss zooms in to talk about “Inaugural Ballers,” the story of the...

Jan 10, 2023

“They were boys.“

David, Torie and Jamie ring in the new year with chatter about resolutions, reading’s health benefits and the incredible Robert Caro. They talk with Heidi Powell and Hope Harrod of An Open Book Foundation, a terrific DMV organization that connects students with authors, illustrators and their...

Dec 20, 2022


Chatter rolls into the holidays with David, Torie and COB fave Michael Croley. Mike shares his piece in Esquire, a tribute to his late brother and the healing power of golf. Award winning and multi-talented author Silas House zooms in to share his latest, “Lark Ascending.” Ostensibly about a boy in a not...

Dec 13, 2022

Don and Petie Kladstrup – “Champagne Charlie: The Frenchman Who Taught Americans to Love Champagne.”

COB has a double header.  Wash Post editor and writer and author of the Miss America history “There She Was,” Amy Argetsinger joins David and Torie.  They break down Christmas movies and books and the women...