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December 2016

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Fannie Flagg Interview: Southern Author on "The Whole Town's Talking" and Chance Meeting with Harper Lee

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Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg is The New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!A Redbird Christmas, The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion, and several other novels. Flagg wrote a screenplay based on the 1987 book, Fried Green Tomatoes, and the film garnered her a nomination for an Academy Award.

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Anne Rice Interview: "Vampire Chronicles" Author Returns to the Big Story of the Tribe in "Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis"

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Anne Rice

New Orleans native Anne Rice has authored over 30 novels, and is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Two of the books in this series, Interview with the Vampire (1994) and Queen of the Damned (2002) were subjects of film adaptations.

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Tuesday

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November 2016

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Tippi Hedren Interview: "I Didn't Try to Hide the Fact That I Was Trying to Get Away from Hitchcock"

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Tippi Hedren

Born in Minnesota in 1930, Tippi Hedren became a successful model until a television commercial caught the eye of famed director Alfred Hitchcock who signed her to a contract and gave her the lead in his films The Birds (1963) and Marnie (1964). Other film appearances include A Countess from Hong Kong, The Harrad Experiment, Roar, Pacific Heights, Raising Genius, Jayne Mansfield’s Car and Return to Babylon, among others.

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October 2016

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Tom Clavin Interview: The Untold Story of Forgotten World War II Hero Jay Zeamer's Impossible Mission

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Tom Clavin

In 2013, authors Tom Clavin and Bob Drury’s biography of Native American warrior chieftain Red Cloud, The Heart of Everything That Is, was published to critical and commercial success, and the book spent numerous weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Clavin and Drury’s latest book, Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission, released October 25, 2016, tells the untold story of forgotten American World War II hero Jay Zeamer and his crew in the Pacific Theater.

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