journalism

No Visible Bruises Author Rachel Louise Snyder

No Visible Bruises Author Rachel Louise Snyder

Author and journalist Rachel Louise Snyder joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book No Visible Bruises.

Wit’s End Author James Geary

Wit’s End Author James Geary

James Geary, author of I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World and Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists, joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new book Wit's End: What Wit is, How it Works, and Why We Need It.

House of Nutter Author Lance Richardson

<i>House of Nutter</i> Author Lance Richardson

Author and journalist Lance Richardson talks to Daniel Ford about his book House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row.

Live From Chatter With Melanie Padgett Powers

Melanie Padgett Powers, owner of MelEdits, joins Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy live from Chatter in Washington D.C.!

The trio discusses why “freelancers” need to think of themselves as small business owners, the difference between introverts and extroverts, her path from Indiana to Washington D.C., and the current state of journalism.

Keep fighting the good fight.
— Melanie Padgett Powers

To learn more about Melanie Padgett Powers, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first podcast interview!

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Friday Morning Coffee: Author John Garofolo

Friday Morning Coffee: Author John Garofolo

John Garofolo, author of Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired him to explore and share Dickey Chapelle’s story.

Friday Morning Coffee: Author and Journalist Dan Zak

Dan Zak, Washington Post reporter and author of Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age, talks to Rob Masiello and Sean Tuohy about what he learned while researching the book, the global response to nuclear weapons and their implications, and why reading newspapers is better than solely binging news on social media.

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To trust the unknown, to not fear the other, requires a considerable amount of faith.
— Dan Zak

To learn more about Dan Zak, visit his official website or his Washington Post landing page. You can also follow him on Twitter @MrDanZak

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Friday Morning Coffee: Author Jade Chang

Jade Chang, author of The Wangs vs. the World, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her debut novel, her approach to character development, how she navigated the publishing process, and why aspiring authors need to be ambitious.

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To learn more about Jade Chang, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or tweet her @thejadechang. Brew up more Friday Morning Coffee by visiting our full archive.

Friday Morning Coffee: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Joby Warrick

Washington Post national security reporter Joby Warrick, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, talks to Daniel Ford about why he pursued journalism, what led to the rise of al-Zarqawi and ISIS, and the value of debating foreign policy issues during a Presidential campaign. 

To learn more about Joby Warrick, visit his official page on washingtonpost.com or follow him on Twitter @JobyWarrick.

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