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In the Author's Voice
In The Author's Voice

In the Author's Voice is a regular web feature of WSIU Public Radio. WSIU hosts talk with local and national Author's about their works.

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  • Game inventor and toy industry executive Jeffrey Breslow talks about his new book, A Game Maker's Life in this edition of In The Author's Voice.
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    Author Melany Kahn talks about her new children's book Mason Goes Mushrooming
    Author Melany Kahn talks with WSIU's Jeff Williams about her new children's book Mason Goes Mushrooming.
  • In this edition of In The Author's Voice, A new series of children’s books follows the adventures of two unlikely friends – Wolfy, a young brown rat and Fate, a red shouldered hawk. The new two-book illistrated series is Wolfy’s Adventure from author and grandmother Gisela Bengfort. WSIU's Jeff Williams recently talked with Bengfort about her children’s books and their message of courage and empathy.
  • In this edition of In The Author's Voice, author, artist, and educator Brian Cross talks about his new children's picture books - "King Froderick of Basschundia" and "King Froderick at War"
  • If you're looking for a good summer read that's part mystery, part treasure hunt, as well as a travelogue through history... you might want to check out Steve Berry's new novel The Omega Factor.
  • A new book looks at the history of classical music in the 20th century and the influence that World War I, World War II and the Cold War had on shaping the future of classical music. For this edition of In The Author's Voice, renowned conductor and musical scholar John Mauceri talks about his book – "The War on Music: Reclaiming the Twentieth Century," and his plea for reconsideration and reconciliation.
  • For most of history, coronavirus knowledge was limited to a couple of types that caused the common cold. For the past couple of years, the world has dealt with a much different variation.
  • Southern Illinois native and author Kimberly Gordon Biddle talks about her latest children's book "Darlene's Double Dutch Dreams" for this edition of In The Author's Voice.
  • For this edition of In The Author's Voice, WSIU's Jeff Williams talks with author Colin Kersey about his new novel, "Swimming With The Angels."
  • If you’d like slightly different perspective on the current state of everything from identity politics, to cancel culture and wokeness… you might want to check out a pair of recent books from author Darius Kamali.