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RGC Authors Featured on TTBOOK

Interviews With RGC-Recommended Authors on TTBOOK

TTBOOKTo The Best of Our Knowledge (TTBOOK), a Wisconsin Public Radio show, has featured a host of RGC Authors who’ve come to town to read at our home base, 702WI.

Go deeper in the world of each book and the creative process of each author by reading articles about the authors and listening as host Anne Strainchamps conducts insightful interviews.

Animals Strike Curious Poses

Animals Strike Curious Poses
by Elena Passarello

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Devin Murphy

Devin Murphy’s debut novel The Boat Runner charts the coming-of-age story of a Dutch man during WWII

History comes to life in this stunning novel with a moral dilemma at its core

702WI: What book changed your life?​
Devin Murphy: All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren. When I first starting writing, Warren’s novel gave me a sense of how flawed, yet complex, a character could be and showed me that if such a character has a big story to tell, you have the makings of a great novel.

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with David McGlynn

Author David McGlynn explores the many surprises of fatherhood in his new memoir One Day You’ll Thank Me

Experience the small, often hilarious, moments common among parents of young children in this heartfelt book

David McGlynn recently visited 702WI, the home of Reading Group Choices, to read and discuss his work with an audience. David also kindly took the time to answer our Q&A after he shared part of his memoir.

702WI: What book changed your life?

David McGlynn: Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gilmore.

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Kate Moore

New York Times bestselling author Kate Moore digs into a little-known history in her most recent book.

Kate Moore

Moore’s The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women is the incredible true story of the women who fought America’s undark danger.

Kate Moore recently visited 702WI, the home of Reading Group Choices, to read and discuss her work with an audience. Kate also kindly took the time to answer our Q&A after she shared part of her inspiring book.

702WI: What book changed your life?​
Kate Moore: What the **** is Normal? 

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Melanie McManus

Melanie McManus, an award-winning journalist, pens her first book.

McManus’s debut, Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail, highlights her passion for the outdoors.

Melanie McManus recently visited 702WI, the home of Reading Group Choices, to read and discuss her work with an audience. Melanie also kindly took the time to answer our Q&A after she shared part of her inspiring book.

702WI: What books are currently stacked next to your bed/on your desk/in your pile-to-read?
Melanie McManusHillbilly Elegy by J.D.

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Mary Sharratt

Mary Sharratt is the author of six novels.

Sharrat’s latest novel, Ecstasy, explores turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna.

Mary Sharratt recently visited 702WI, the home of Reading Group Choices, to read and discuss her work with an audience. Mary also took the time to answer our Q&A.

702WI: What book changed your life?​
Mary Sharratt: When I was a teenager I read Nor Hall’s book, The Moon and the Virgin, which I treasure to this day. It opened me up to the living reality of myth,

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