Writer's Bone

Susan Richards Shreve, author and former chairman of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book More News Tomorrow (out June 4 from W.W. Norton).

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary.

To learn more about Susan Richards Shreve, visit her official website

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Author De'Shawn Charles Winslow chats with Daniel Ford about his debut novel In West Mills (out June 4 from Bloomsbury Publishing).

To learn more about De'Shawn Charles Winslow, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Meg Wolitzer, author of The Wife and The Interestings, joins Caitlin Malcuit on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss the paperback release of The Female Persuasion.

Please note that the audiobook excerpt, which is narrated by Rebecca Lowman, is courtesy of Penguin Random House Audio.

To learn more about Meg Wolitzer, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Matthew Reilly, best-selling author of the Jack West series, returns to the show and chats with Sean Tuohy about his new book The Secret Runners of New York (out now in Australia).

To learn more about Matthew Reilly, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Sean’s first interview with the author, which was featured on Episode 192

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Author Julia Fine joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss the paperback edition of What Should Be Wild and and how her debut connects to our cultural and political moment.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about donating to the National Network of Abortion Funds and the National Abortion Federation, as well as some of the recent and upcoming television series finales.

To learn more about Julia Fine, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow here on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first conversation with the author featured in Episode 286

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Author Jason Allen joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss his debut The East End.

To learn more about Jason Allen, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Jason will also be in conversation with James Charlesworth, author of The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, at Harvard Coop on May 21 at 7 p.m. 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Jason Baumann, New York Public Library Coordinator of Humanities and LGBTQ Collections, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss The Stonewall Reader.

This June will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, and The Stonewall Reader, which is out now from Penguin Classics, is “an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it.” It features first-person accounts, diaries, and articles from LGBTQ magazines and newspapers that trace LGBTQ activism before, during, and following the riots. 

During her introduction, Caitlin Malcuit shares events planned for Pride Month across the country, how far we still need to go to protect LGBTQ citizens, and the charities you can donate to in order to make a difference.

To learn more about Jason Baumann, read his bio on the NYPL’s website and follow the library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Black Ink Coffee Company, and Deliberate Freelancer.

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Steven Rowley, author of Lily and the Octopus, talks to Daniel Ford about his new book The Editor

To learn more about Steven Rowley, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_358_Steven_Rowley_Author_of_The_Editor.mp3
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Author and journalist Rachel Louise Snyder joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us (out May 7 from Bloomsbury Publishing).

Caitlin Malcuit also shares resources victims of domestic violence, or their loved ones, can use, and we recommend generously donating your time or money to these invaluable programs.

To learn more about Rachel Louise Snyder, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Snyder is appearing at Harvard Bookstore on May 13 at 7 p.m. and will be in conversation with Suzanne Dubus and Andre Dubus III.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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