“The Belly of a Buddha” #303

Episode #3                        “The Belly of a Buddha”

Tonight July 29, 2013, at 9:30 pm on NYC Life, channel 25

Book private investigator Frank Debonair shares the ordeals he came across while searching for clues about books dealing with the food industry.

In a series of interviews, viewers meet Jayson and Mira Calton, the authors of Rich Food Poor Food as well as Ken Wheaton (Bacon and Egg Man) and Brooke Alpert (The Sugar Detox).

In Book World, Jenn Risko from Shelf Awareness, a free e-newsletter about books and the book industry, discusses her website, aimed at providing food for thoughts.

In the Pick of the Week segment, the selections include: Simply Allergy-Free by Elizabeth Gordon, Easy Sexy Raw by Carol Alt, Betty Goes Vegan by Dan and Annie Shannon, Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet by Jamie Koufman, and Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson.

Looking forward

The Book Case Team

Still Young At Heart, episode #302

Episode #2                         “Still Young at Heart”

Broadcast July 22, 2013, at 9:30 pm on NYC Life, Channel 25

Book private investigator Frank Debonair realizes that to become a young adult author all you need is to be young at heart. He talks about his discoveries unveiled at Book Expo America.

Host Frederic Colier interviews NERDS series writer Michael Buckley (The Villain Virus), Michelle Tea (Mermaid in Chelsea Creek), and special effects designer Mark Woods and his charming monster, Gugor, from The Creatures Department, book written by Robert Paul Weston. He also learns everything about the Ice Age with Relic author Heather Terrell.


In Book World, Acacia O’Connor from the National Coalition Against Censorship talks about banned children books in schools and libraries.

The Pick of the Week segment includes several young adult authors, including: Jessica Verdi (My Life After Now), Tyler Whitesides (Janitors), Holly Goldberg Sloan (Counting by 7s), and Laurie Boyle Crompton, the author of Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillains).

Season Premiere, “American Voices Standing Up” #301

Episode #1                        “American Voices Standing Up”

We are back with a new season, great authors and books.  Tonight at 9:30 pm on NYC Life, channel 25.

What’s new and different?  First, we are introducing the new Book Case TV’s private book investigator, Frank Debonair.  He talks about his investigation about New American Voices.  He manages to discover some of them at the yearly Book Expo America, new voices coming from all different horizons and changing the face of the publishing industry.

AT BEA, host, Frederic Colier interviews romance writer: Bella Andre, “The Look of Love.”  Social Drama new comer: Koethi Zan, “The Never List.”  Erotic writer: Lisa Renee Jones, “Being Me,”  and Sci-Fi sensation: Hugh Howey, “Wool.”


For the Book World segment:  Steve Gottlieb from Shindig.com, a platform dedicated to live events online takes the stand.  He shows and explains how the platform works.  The host takes a test drive with Mary Higgins Clark live.

The Pick of The Week segment focuses entirely on first-time novelists: Stuart Nadler, “Wise Men.”  Erin Morgenstern, “The Night Circus.”  Louisa Hall, “The Carriage House.” And Iris Smyles, “Iris Has Free Time.”

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The Book Case TV Team