novel http://mtpr.net en Novel Portrays Money, Ranching, and Horses in Wyoming http://mtpr.net/post/novel-portrays-money-ranching-and-horses-wyoming <p></p><p>During this program, Wyoming author Alyson Hagy talks about and reads from her novel <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/%5Bmodel%5D-375" target="_blank">Boleto</a>. She also tells the story behind the story, which involves a young man she met seven years before writing the book.</p><p><strong>About the Book:</strong></p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 13:41:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 12671 at http://mtpr.net Novel Portrays Money, Ranching, and Horses in Wyoming Crossing Borders with Richard Ford http://mtpr.net/post/crossing-borders-richard-ford <p>During this program Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford talks about and reads from his latest novel, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780061692031" target="_blank">Canada</a>. He also considers character motivation, aging, the usefulness of fiction, and the many border crossings in the novel.</p><p><strong>About the book:</strong></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:54:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 11708 at http://mtpr.net Crossing Borders with Richard Ford A World Series Ring, a Three-Legged Dog, and a Thirst for Self-Destruction http://mtpr.net/post/world-series-ring-three-legged-dog-and-thirst-self-destruction <p></p><p>Pete Hurley is not the first person to have the idea that building his dream house in the country will bring him some kind of peace and happiness. But he may be the first to arrive in Montana with a World Series ring, a three-legged dog, and a thirst for self-destruction.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:25:07 +0000 Chérie Newman 3790 at http://mtpr.net A World Series Ring, a Three-Legged Dog, and a Thirst for Self-Destruction Young Adult Book Review: 'Eleanor & Park,' by Rainbow Rowell http://mtpr.net/post/young-adult-book-review-eleanor-park-rainbow-rowell <p><b><a data-blogger-escaped-target="_blank" href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9781250012579">Eleanor &amp; Park</a></b> by <a data-blogger-escaped-target="_blank" href="http://rainbowrowell.com/blog/">Rainbow Rowell</a></p><p><a data-blogger-escaped-target="_blank" href="http://us.macmillan.com/smp/categories/General/SMP/NewFromSMPGriffin">St. Martin's Griffin</a>, 2013</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:18:33 +0000 Renee McGrath 3791 at http://mtpr.net Young Adult Book Review: 'Eleanor & Park,' by Rainbow Rowell Pam Houston Draws a Fine Line Between Fiction and Nonfiction http://mtpr.net/post/pam-houston-draws-fine-line-between-fiction-and-nonfiction <p>During this program, Chérie Newman talks with Pam Houston about her book <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780393082654" target="_blank">Contents May Have Shifted</a>, a novel which Houston admits is about 87% true. So why didn't she publish it as a memoir? Newman wants to know. The answer has to do with the public's perception of truth and, of course, publishing industry lawyers.</p><p><strong>About Contents May Have Shifted:</strong></p><p>Stuck in a dead-end relationship, this fearless narrator leaves her metaphorical baggage behind and finds a comfort zone in the air, “feeling safest with one plane ticket in her hand and another in her underwear drawer.”</p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:42:42 +0000 Chérie Newman 1469 at http://mtpr.net Pam Houston Draws a Fine Line Between Fiction and Nonfiction