City and town life - Fiction;
Social classes - Fiction;
Irish - Australia - Fiction;
Prejudices - Fiction;
Immigrants - Fiction;
Australia - Fiction
Thomas Keneally discusses his novel, “A River Town.” He begins by explaining that his book is about an older man who decides to adopt a troubled young girl. He talks about different methods that police use to solve murders in Australia. He...
African American singers - California - Los Angeles - Fiction; Los Angeles (Calif.) - Fiction
Sheneska Jackson discusses her novel, “Caught Up In the Rapture.” The novel is about 2 young women who live in a bad part of South Central Los Angeles and follow their dreams of being in the music business. She talks about how the record...
American literature - 19th century - History and criticism - Theory, etc.;
Criticism - United States - History - 20th century;
Literature and history - United States
Peter Shaw discusses his book, “Recovering American Literature.” He begins by explaining the different ways in which readers and critics interpret literature. He talks about several works from important American authors such as, “The...
Terror - Religious aspects - Christianity - History; Inquisition
Jonathan Kirsch discusses his book, “The Grand Inquisitor’s Manual.” He begins by discussing the focus of some of his previous books and how this book is different in that it examines how government and religion allied together during the...
Rich people - California - Beverly Hills;
Celebrities - California - Beverly Hills;
Beverly Hills (Calif.) - History;
Beverly Hills (Calif.) - Social conditions;
Beverly Hills (Calif.) - Biography
David Weddle discusses his book, “Among the Mansions of Eden: Tales of Love, Lust, and Land in Beverly Hills.” He begins by explaining that his book is about the history of Beverly Hills and how real estate developers have built a myth...
Daisy Wademan discusses her book, “Remember Who You Are.” She begins by explaining how her book is a compilation of essays given by Harvard Business School professors to their classes. She talks about her methods of meeting with the...