Stephen Usery interviews authors of mysteries, thrillers, and crime fiction.

I'm honored to welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. to the program. In addition to his award-winning syndicated columns which originate with the Miami Herald, he also writes acclaimed novels like Freeman and Before I Forget. In this episode we discuss his latest novel, Grant Park, in which a newspaper columnist and his editor are already having a horrible day when they become entangled with two white-supremacist, wannabe terrorists.

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Category:Arts - Literature -- posted at: 1:26pm EST


Stephan Pastis is best known for his award-winning daily comic strip, Pearls Before Swine, which has a new treasury available, entitled, Pearls Gets Sacrificed. But today, we'll begin the conversation talking about Timmy Failure: Sanitized for Your Protectionthe fourth entry in his series about the less-than-great, grade-school detective.

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Category:Arts - Literature -- posted at: 1:02pm EST