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Chatter on Books

Apr 20, 2021

“Flips the script.“

David and Jamie join Torie to talk big words (when small ones will do). Chatter alum Tope Folarin makes a surprise visit to brief on winning the Whiting Award, one of the top literary prizes for emerging authors. We gloat; he’s gracious. Journalist/novelist Anna North Zooms in...

Apr 13, 2021

“These are people.”

COB Alum wins PEN/Faulkner and Amanda Gorman poetry crushes on Chatter w/ David, Torie and Mayor of Gaithersburg Jud Ashman. He debriefs on the Gaithersburg Book Festival – all virtual and awesome this year. Sports icon Dave Kindred shares his remarkable reflection on a grandson lost...

Apr 6, 2021

“It’s about bravery.”

Spring breaks with Chatter. Erica Wright and Marc Sterne join David and Torie to talk post pandemic plans and new reading rituals. Best selling fictional history writer Stephanie Dray shares the research and back stories behind “The Women of Chateau Lafayette,” the true story of a castle...