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Brian Castner on Thacker Mountain Radio with DISAPPOINTMENT RIVER

Brian CastnerIn 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie’s route by canoe in a grueling journey—and discovered the Passage he could not find.

Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385541626
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Published: Doubleday Books - March 13th, 2018

Martin Amis on Thacker Mountain Radio with THE RUB OF TIME

Martin Amis reads The Rub of Time on Thacker Mountain Radio as a part of the 25th Oxford Conference for the Book. Visit for a full schedule.

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400044535
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 6th, 2018

Minrose Gwin & J.D. Wilkes on Thacker Mountain Radio

J.D. Wilkes with The Vine That Ate The South

With the energy, wit, and singularity of vision that have earned him a reputation as a celebrated and charismatic musician, The Vine That Ate the South announces J.D. Wilkes as an accomplished storyteller on a surreal, Homeric voyage that strikes at the very heart of American mythology.

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ISBN: 9781937512552
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - March 14th, 2017

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ISBN: 9780062471710
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 27th, 2018

Bryan Mealer & Radney Foster on Thacker Mountain Radio

Bryan Mealer with The Kings of Big Spring

In the winter of 1981, Bryan Mealer’s father, Bobby, receives a call from an old friend with a deviously simple question, "How'd you like to be a millionaire?"

The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250058911
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 6th, 2018

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ISBN: 9781940595658
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Published: River's Edge Media, LLC - September 15th, 2017

Nathaniel Rich on Thacker Mountain with KING ZENO

New Orleans, 1918. The birth of jazz, the Spanish flu, an ax murderer on the loose. The lives of a traumatized cop, a conflicted Mafia matriarch, and a brilliant trumpeter converge—and the Crescent City gets the rich, dark, sweeping novel it so deserves.

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ISBN: 9780374181314
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - January 9th, 2018