Bookreporter Talks To

Hosted ByCarol Fitzgerald

“Bookreporter Talks To” is a podcast from The Book Report Network where we host in-depth conversations with authors about the books that we love. We know authors cannot travel everywhere, so we want to bring them to you, wherever YOU may be.


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Liese O’Halloran Schwarz: What Could Be Saved

Liese O’Halloran Schwarz joins us to discuss her new novel What Could Be Saved, a Bookreporter Bets On selection. The book began as a short story in which she reflected on her life in Bangkok as a child. The bones of the story were there and grew to…

Melanie Benjamin: The Children’s Blizzard

Melanie Benjamin, the New York Times bestselling author of Mistress of the Ritz and The Swans of Fifth Avenue, returns to our podcast and video series to discuss her new novel, The Children’s Blizzard. This blizzard, so named in 1888, provides the…

Ashley Audrain: The Push

We kick off 2021 talking to Ashley Audrain, the author of The Push, a book that has been getting well-deserved buzz. In it, Blythe has given birth to her daughter, Violet, and while she dreamed of a loving mother-daughter relationship, she is not…

Bookreporter “Bets On” 2020 Wrap-up: Presented by Carol Fitzgerald

Welcome to our End-of-Year video where Carol Fitzgerald talks about all 42 of the books that she selected as Bookreporter “Bets On” selections in 2020! You can read more about the books and enter to WIN ALL 42 of these books by Monday, January 4th…

Sue Miller: Monogamy

Sue Miller discusses Monogamy, her latest novel. Set in a New England town, it is the story of Graham, a gregarious bookseller, and Annie, a shy photographer, who have been married for nearly 30 years. By all appearances, they are a golden couple….

Elizabeth Berg: I’ll Be Seeing You

Elizabeth Berg , the bestselling author of over thirty books, comes to us with a beautiful memoir about her parents in their final years. In this personal family love story, Elizabeth tells her experience of watching her parents’ relationship when she…

Jacqueline Winspear: This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing

Jacqueline Winspear talks about her memoir, This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing. After 16 novels, she has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly…

Jeanine Cummins: American Dirt

We have a new format for our first “Bookaccino Live” Book Group event, in which we discuss American Dirt with the author, Jeanine Cummins. Carol interviews Jeanine at the start and then invites eight readers to ask questions live. To finish we…

Susie Yang: White Ivy

Susie Yang joins Carol to discuss her debut novel, White Ivy, which is the “Today Show Read With Jena” selection for November. Susie’s main character, Ivy Lin, was born in China. Her parents left her there and moved to the States, bringing her to…

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