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Listen to conversations with great writers as they talk about their lives and craft. From Simon Winchester on the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 to Tim Cahill on his far-flung adventures to Pico Iyer and many more to come, we bring you interviews with some of the best writers of our time. Produced in association with ApplauseCast.

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Author Talk: David Yeadon

author-yeadon-thumb.jpgDavid Yeadon is the author and illustrator of more than twenty books, including Seasons on Harris, Seasons in Basilicata, The Way of the Wanderer, Hidden Corners of Britain, Lost Worlds, and The Back of Beyond. He is also a regular travel correspondent for National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and other publications. Listen to a conversation with him as he talks about his life, work, and worldwide search for the hidden, the remote, the unusual, and the exotic. [Listen]

August 30, 2006

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Author Talk: Jeff Greenwald

author-greenwald-thumb.jpgJeff Greenwald is the author of many books, including Scratching the Surface, Shopping for Buddhas, Mister Raja's Neighborhood, Future Perfect, and the web classic, The Size of the World. He is also the founder and director of EthicalTraveler.org, and a performance artist whose one-man show, Strange Travel Suggestions, has received wide acclaim. Listen to a conversation with him as he talks about his travels, his art, and his dreams of becoming an astronaut. [Listen]

August 23, 2006

Author Talk: Pico Iyer

author-iyer-thumb.gifPico Iyer is the author of many books including Sun After Dark, The Global Soul, Tropical Classical, Falling Off the Map, The Lady and the Monk, Video Night in Kathmandu, and the novels Abandon and Cuba and the Night. Listen to a conversation with him as he discusses his work and his life as a global citizen. [Listen]

August 10, 2006

Author Talk: Tim Cahill

author-cahill-thumb.gifTim Cahill is the author of many books on travel, a founder of Outside, and one of the premier magazine writers working today. Listen to a conversation with him as he discusses his early years at Rolling Stone, his writing process, and the risks and rewards of a life dedicated to documenting the world's remote places. [Listen]

May 26, 2006

Author Talk: Simon Winchester

simon-winchester-thumb.gifSimon Winchester is the best-selling author of almost twenty books including A Crack in the Edge of the World, Krakatoa, and The Professor and the Madman. In San Francisco recently for the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire, he sat down with Travelers' Tales Executive Editor Larry Habegger and ApplauseCast Producer Stephen Marra to talk about the book and his work. [Listen]

April 18, 2006
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