Book Case (#7) With Joshua Henkin

After “Matrimony,” and “Swimming across the Hudson,” Joshua Henkin releases, “A World without You,” the story of a family coping with the death of one of theirs, who dies in during the war in Iraq. Joshua talks to Frederic Colier about his choices in crafting this highly heartfelt and poignant novel, which investigates the nature of grief between parents and children, between siblings, and between wives and husbands.

Leora Skolkin-Smith “Hystera” was selected this week for the Pick of the Week segment.

Book Case (#6) with Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

Frederic Colier interviews Nyaka School founder and executive director Twesigye Jackson Kaguri about his bestseller, “The Price of Stones,” now in paperback under the title, “A School for My Village” and his work in Uganda helping HIV/AIDS orphans acquire an education and improve the prospects for rural Ugandans. Kate Ledger’s compelling first novel “Remedies” graces the introductory Pick of the Week segment.