Audio Archives 2017

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Author John U. Bacon joined Rob and Lisa to discuss his latest book, The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. The explosion is the reason Boston receives their official Christmas Tree from Halifax each year! 


Journalist Maria Goodavage recently joined Rob to discuss her book, Secret Service Dogs: The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States!


Former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses joined us in late October to discuss his newest book, The Sweet Spot: Dialing Back Sugar and Amping Up Flavor!


Author Karen Romano Young joined us recently to chat about her latest National Geographic Kids book,  Try This! Extreme 50 Fun & Safe Science Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You!



Author Tess Gerritsen joined us recently to discuss the latest book in her Rizzoli & Isles series, I Know a Secret!


Author Jessica Siskin joined us recently to discuss her latest book, Treat Yourself!: How to Mae 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats!


Culinary historian Laura Shapiro joined us at the end of July to discuss her fascinating new book, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories!


Dr. Lea Waters joined us recently to discuss her book, The Strength Switch: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish!


Self published local author Amanda MacKenzie joined us to discuss her book, The Do-Over: A Memoir of Work and Love!”


Author Craig K. Collins joined us to in studio discuss his book, Midair: An Epic Tale of Survival and a Mission That Might Have Ended the Vietnam War. Collins was accompanied by his uncle, B-52 pilot Maj. Don Harten, who is the subject of his story! 


Author Jessamyn Stanley joined Rob and Lisa last month to discuss her book, Every Body Yoga: Get on the Mat, Love Your Body


Author and beer expert Randy Mosher joined us to discuss the recently released Second Edition of his book, Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Drink


Author Margot Lee Shetterly, who recently won an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for writing a book that confronts racism, joined Brian and Lisa to discuss her book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race!


Dr. Richard Horowitz joined us Wednesday morning (March 15) to discuss the symptoms of Lyme Disease and to chat about his book, How Can I Get Better?: An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme & Chronic Disease!


Sue Macy, author of Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century, joined us to usher in Woman’s History Month by discussing her book! 


Author and preschool teacher Erika Christakis joins us to discuss her book,  The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups!


Author Jonathan Chait joined us to chat about his book, Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail!


Photographer and author Jane Sobel Klonsky joined us to chat about her book, Unconditional: Older Dogs, Deeper Love!


Author Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN joined us to kick off 2017 by discussing her book, Body Kindness: Transform Your Health from the Inside Out–and Never Say Diet Again


Critically Acclaimed science writer Dava Sobel joined us to discuss her book ‘The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars!’


Author Diane Mulcahy joined us in late October to chat about her book ‘The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want!’


Earlier this month we were joined by Joy Masoff to discuss her latest book, Oh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out


Author Jason Porath joined us on October 26 to discuss his book. ‘Rejected Princesses: Tales of History’s Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics!’


Christine Negroni, a journalist, a published author, speaker and broadcaster specializing in aviation and travel, joined Rob and Lisa on October 4 to discuss her latest book, The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World’s Most Mysterious Air Disasters


Author Ella Morton joined us on September 20 to chat about her book Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders


Author Julie Barton joined Rob and Lisa earlier this month to discuss her memoir, Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself!


Illustrator and ink evangelist Johanna Basford, who spawned the adult coloring book craze, joined Rob and Lisa on August 17 to discuss her book,  Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book

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