Liz talks with Brantley Hargrove about his first book The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras. Brantley Hargrove is a journalist who has written for Wired, Popular Mechanics, and Texas Monthly. He’s gone inside the effort to reverse-engineer supertornadoes using supercomputers and has chased violent storms from the Great Plains down to the Texas coast. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Renee, and their two cats. The Man Who Caught the Storm is his first book.
Jessie will talk with our very own Steve McEllistrem about his newest work Hound of God, the story of a researcher doing DNA testing and preparing for grad school, suddenly becoming a werewolf. At first, she doesn’t believe it. However, she soon realizes that the dreams are real and that she has become the victim of an ancient mystical curse. Steve McEllistrem has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years. His Susquehanna Virus novels include The Devereaux Dilemma and The Devereaux Disaster, both finalists for the International Book Award in Science Fiction, The Devereaux Decision, named a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award, a Midwest Book Award and an International Book Award, and The Devereaux Deity, also a finalist for an International Book Award. He has been a producer and host of Write On! Radio in Minneapolis - where he interviews local, national and international authors - for many years.