fiction http://kuow.org en The Norwegian Author You Might Start Hearing More About http://kuow.org/post/norwegian-author-you-might-start-hearing-more-about <p></p><p>Marcie Sillman interviews Norwegian author Jo Nesbo about the newest book in his crime series about the character Harry Hole called, "Police." It has just been published in English and one of his earlier books is being adapted for film.</p><p><em>This interview originally aired on November 7, 2013</em>.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:12:13 +0000 Marcie Sillman 23468 at http://kuow.org The Norwegian Author You Might Start Hearing More About Elizabeth Gilbert Goes Back To Her Fiction Roots http://kuow.org/post/elizabeth-gilbert-goes-back-her-fiction-roots <p>Marcie Sillman sits down with author Elizabeth Gilbert, whose memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" was turned into a movie, about her return to fiction in "The Signature of All Things."</p><p><em>This interview originally aired on November 8, 2013.</em> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:51:53 +0000 Marcie Sillman 23523 at http://kuow.org Elizabeth Gilbert Goes Back To Her Fiction Roots Finding Inspiration Among Tombstones http://kuow.org/post/finding-inspiration-among-tombstones <p>Steve Scher interviews local author Jennifer Hotes, who has written a fictionalized version of Seattle's famous Lakeview Cemetery called "Four Rubbings." Thu, 31 Oct 2013 23:41:35 +0000 Steve Scher & Amina Al-Sadi 23061 at http://kuow.org Finding Inspiration Among Tombstones Community Radio Enters The Supernatural With "Welcome To Night Vale" http://kuow.org/post/community-radio-enters-supernatural-welcome-night-vale <p>Steve Scher talks with Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, the creators of a podcast that centers around a small desert town where many strange and unusual events occur: <em><a href="http://commonplacebooks.com/welcome-to-night-vale/">Welcome To Night Vale</a></em>. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 23:17:03 +0000 Steve Scher & Hannah Burn 23023 at http://kuow.org Community Radio Enters The Supernatural With "Welcome To Night Vale" A Conversation With Author Julie Otsuka http://kuow.org/post/conversation-author-julie-otsuka <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">American history is full of stories of disenfranchised women who assert their rightful role in society and in so doing, open up the culture. Author </span><a href="http://www.julieotsuka.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Julie </a><a href="http://www.julieotsuka.com/">Otsuka</a>’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> family was interned following the bombing of Pearl Harbor; her father was arrested as a potential spy. She told that story in her award-winning first novel, “When the Emperor Was Divine.” Her second novel, “The Buddha in the Attic,” reaches farther back to explore the lives of brides sent from Japan to America between the wars, and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the strain of traditional values in a nation that promised opportunity for all. The writer Julie Otsuka joins us.</span></p><div> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:30:12 +0000 Steve Scher 7296 at http://kuow.org A Conversation With Author Julie Otsuka FOUND Magazine’s Davy Rothbart http://kuow.org/post/found-magazine-s-davy-rothbart <p><a href="http://foundmagazine.com/">FOUND Magazine</a> creator and <em><a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/contributors/davy-rothbart">This American Life </a></em>contributor Davy Rothbart joins us to talk about 10 years of FOUND and his new collection of essays, "My Heart Is An Idiot."&nbsp;Then, Marcie Sillman speaks with choreographer Amy O’Neal about her new solo performance at Velocity Dance Center.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:49:04 +0000 Steve Scher 993 at http://kuow.org FOUND Magazine’s Davy Rothbart