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Chatter on Books

Jun 30, 2020

“Oh my God!”

Racing through summer, Chatter Zooms again.   Marc Sterne gets his military history buff-ness on for loyal listeners.   News exec Mark Whitaker joins and breaks down his Washington Post piece on books on race racing up  best sellers lists.  Hollywood vets Jeff Abraham and Burt Kearns talk about the...

Jun 16, 2020

“The trouble with humans.”
Wash Post reporter Chuck Culpepper joins in fresh off covering (quiet) golf. David curates books on Michael Jordan and says he would focus on the father-son relationship. Frank Wilderson enlightens with Afropessimism, part memoir, part philosophy and all important. 

Jun 9, 2020

You want to believe in magic.”

Zoom’s the new normal. Angie Kim returns; Miracle Creek getting lots of love from Edgars and Anthony awards. Angie and David talk The Last Dance (of course!).  Alma Katsu leans on her intel background to crush historical fiction like The Deep (add ghosts to the Titanic).  The gang...

Jun 2, 2020

“Is this time different?”

Reflecting the times, David, Torie and Marc Sterne talk about the protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.  They catch up with Chris Wilson, author, artist, entrepreneur and activist.