Authors Nanci Rathbun and Michael Giorgio speak with Mitch Teich about their new mystery novels.
Michael Giorgio is a longtime Wisconsin resident who lives in Waukesha; Nanci Rathbun is a longtime Wisconsinite who left for Tennessee for a time before coming back. But regardless of where they live, the Badger State is front and center in both writers’ new mystery novels.
For many of us, the northwoods are a place to get away for a while, and maybe recharge before returning to the rat race of city life.
For the characters in Wisconsin-native Rebecca Rasmussen’s new novel, the northwoods are part and parcel of their life. Evergreen tells the story of three generations who are connected to a remote community of sorts in northern Minnesota.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with author Betsy Woodman.
The India we see in books, movies, and television feels like an exotic place – certainly, nothing like southeastern Wisconsin. But the India of Betsy Woodman’s novels might seem more familiar to a Wisconsinite, and at the same time, exotic to people living in that country today.
Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about her atypical vision of a post-apocalyptic world.
The vision of the end of civilization in Emily St. John Mandel’s new novel would be chilling enough – a fast-moving plague from overseas wipes out nearly everyone it touches – even without the real-life Ebola outbreak killing people in Africa.