historical fiction

Episode 338: The Paragon Hotel Author Lyndsay Faye

Episode 338: The Paragon Hotel Author Lyndsay Faye

Author Lyndsay Faye talks to Daniel Ford about her new book The Paragon Hotel.

Episode 304: The Masterpiece Author Fiona Davis

Episode 304: <i>The Masterpiece</i> Author Fiona Davis

Fiona Davis, author of The Dollhouse and The Address, talks to Daniel Ford about her new book The Masterpiece.

Episode 246: The Frozen Hours Author Jeff Shaara

Episode 246: <i>The Frozen Hours</i> Author Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara, author of Gods and Generals and The Fateful Lightning, returns to the podcast to discuss his new novel, The Frozen Hours. Shaara talks to Daniel Ford about consulting with Korean War veterans, how he chose the characters featured in this narrative, and why, in large part because of those veterans, his writing process was more emotional this time around.

Episode 242: Freedom for Me: A Chinese Yankee Author Stacie Haas

Episode 242: <i>Freedom for Me: A Chinese Yankee</i> Author Stacie Haas

Stacie Haas, author of the middle-grade, historical fiction novel Freedom for Me: A Chinese Yankee, talks to Daniel Ford about wanting to be a writer since she could hold a pencil, how she caught the history bug, the inspiration behind her debut novel, and how her publishing journey led to 50/50 Press.

Episode 166: Pachinko Author Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee, author of Free Food for Millionaires and the recently published Pachinko, talks to Daniel Ford about her path to storytelling, her intense research process, the global immigrant experience, and what inspired her new (and highly praised) novel.

Photo credit: Elena Seibert
People who are conscious and know history, I think we’re always resisting.
— Min Jin Lee

To learn more about Min Jin Lee, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @minjinlee11. Also, the author is appearing at Harvard Book Store on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

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Episode 79: Author Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara (photo credit: Olivia Cowden)

Jeff Shaara (photo credit: Olivia Cowden)

Jeff Shaara, best-selling historical fiction author of Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, talks with Daniel Ford about his new novel The Fateful Lightning (available for sale starting today).

To learn more about Jeff Shaara, visit his official website. Also, check out our first interview with the author:

Episode 27: Historical Fiction Author Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara, author of Gods and GeneralsThe Last Full Measure, and, most recently, The Smoke at Dawn, talks with Daniel Ford about taking over his father Michael Shaara’s Civil War series, a few of his favorite historical figures, and why writers need to focus on telling the best story they can possibly tell.

To learn more about Jeff Shaara, visit his official website

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