Prologue http://whqr.org en Prologue: "Southern Holidays: A Savor the South Cookbook" by Debbie Moose http://whqr.org/post/prologue-southern-holidays-savor-south-cookbook-debbie-moose <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;</span>Steelman<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and local author Debbie Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:58:41 +0000 Alexa Doran 58754 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Southern Holidays: A Savor the South Cookbook" by Debbie Moose Prologue Recap: "A Whistle Blower's Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-whistle-blowers-lament-judge-stuart-namm <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%">Retired Judge Stuart&nbsp;Namm&nbsp;joined us in June to speak about his memoir,&nbsp;<em>A Whistle Blower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York.</em>&nbsp;Namm&nbsp;spoke candidly with us about his experience as a judge in Suffolk County, New York, &nbsp;the impetus for his book, and the plot of his real-life political thriller.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:48:15 +0000 WHQR Staff 58036 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "A Whistle Blower's Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm Prologue: "Steering Toward Normal" by Rebecca Petruck http://whqr.org/post/prologue-steering-toward-normal-rebecca-petruck <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Star News</em>&nbsp;with local author Rebecca Petruck to talk about her debut novel&nbsp;<em>Steering Toward Normal</em><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">.</em></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:49:24 +0000 WHQR Staff 56209 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Steering Toward Normal" by Rebecca Petruck Prologue Recap: "Hunting Che" by Kevin Maurer http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-hunting-che-kevin-maurer <p>New York Times Bestselling nonfiction author Kevin Maurer joined us in May to speak about his most recent book, <em>Hunting Che</em>, about a U.S. Special Forces mission that lead to the capture of Ernesto Che Guevara in Bolivia. He spoke about his writing process, and what it's like to make a small factual error in a book:</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:24:14 +0000 WHQR Staff 55202 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "Hunting Che" by Kevin Maurer Prologue: "Tropical Depression" by Anne Russell http://whqr.org/post/prologue-tropical-depression-anne-russell <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;with local creative and author Anne Russell to talk about her book&nbsp;<em>Tropical Depression.</em></span><br /> Tue, 13 May 2014 15:15:28 +0000 Staff 54827 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Tropical Depression" by Anne Russell Prologue: “Britt’s Donuts: Forever Sweet” by Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa http://whqr.org/post/prologue-britt-s-donuts-forever-sweet-daniel-ray-norris-and-halyn-prusa <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;with local authors Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa for a lively book talk!</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia Tue, 13 May 2014 14:53:15 +0000 Staff 54826 at http://whqr.org Prologue: “Britt’s Donuts: Forever Sweet” by Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa Midday Interview: Author Kevin Maurer on "Hunting Che" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-author-kevin-maurer-hunting-che <p>I had the opportunity to interview author Kevin Maurer about his book&nbsp;<em>Hunting Che.&nbsp;</em>Maurer spoke about his writing process, his intentions for the book, and the challenges of research. Maurer will be in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR&nbsp;on <a href="http://whqr.org/post/prologue-hunting-che-and-no-hero-kevin-maurer">Monday, May 12th for a Prologue&nbsp;</a>discussion with Ben Steelman&nbsp;of Star News. Learn more about Maurer and his work on <a href="http://kevinmaurer.net/">his author website.</a><br /> Fri, 09 May 2014 18:33:35 +0000 Jason Hess 54664 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Author Kevin Maurer on "Hunting Che" Midday Interview: Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) On His Memoir http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-judge-stuart-namm-ret-his-memoir <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guest interviewer Jason Hess spoke with Judge Stuart </span>Namm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (Ret.) about his memoir </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Namm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke about his experience as a judge in Suffolk County, New York and the tribulations he encountered&nbsp;in his attempts to expose and reform certain aspects of the justice system during his 16 years as a judge.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:22:26 +0000 Jason Hess 53827 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) On His Memoir Prologue: "A Whistleblower’s Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm http://whqr.org/post/prologue-whistleblower-s-lament-judge-stuart-namm <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;with retired Judge Stuart Namm for a lively discussion of his memoir&nbsp;</span><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Whistleblower’s Lamen Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:06:43 +0000 Staff 52203 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "A Whistleblower’s Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm Prologue Recap: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-dark-road-mercy-wiley-cash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Novelist Wiley Cash joined us on March </span>17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in the MC </span>Erny<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Gallery for a lively </span>Prologue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> book discussion moderated by Ben </span>Steelman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Star News.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cash spoke at length about the work that has gone into his latest novel, </span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">This Dark Road to Mercy,&nbsp;</i><span style="line-height: 1.5;">as well as about a future novel he Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:30:26 +0000 Jason Hess 52137 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash