May 31, 2016
Author talks from Booktopia Petoskey, including W. Bruce Cameron, Janis Cooke Newman, and Luis Alberto Urrea.
This week we have an amazing lineup of author talks from our final Booktopia event. These talks were recorded in September 2015 at the fabulous McLean & Eakin bookstore in Petoskey, MI.
Authors featured this...
May 24, 2016
A big announcement. The start of BOTNS Book Bingo. We recommend Everything is Teeth by Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner, and Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler.
Listen to the podcast for a big announcement about Books on the Nightstand!
Memorial Day weekend is days away which means the start of Books on...
May 18, 2016
Sad author news, a roundup of book news featuring girls and women, and two books we can't wait for you to read.
Booklovers, especially Michael, are mourning the passing of two authors that have touched many with their work.
Katherine Dunn, author of Geek Love, died at age 70.
Darwin Cooke, writer and artist of...
May 10, 2016
Misconstruing the Man Book Club, and we recommend Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, and Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo.
Booktopia was this past weekend, and it was the first Booktopia not organized by us. Northshire Bookstore and the Inn at Manchester put together a wonderful weekend, judging by the...
May 1, 2016
So many books, in praise of novellas, and we recommend a new novella by Graham Swift and a novel that is the first in a new science-fiction trilogy.
This week's episode was inspired by an article on Publishersweekly.com by Cynan Jones called "The Case for Very Short Novels."
Michael and I talk...