ReadLocalNHSep 22, 2023
Author Thomas Curren
This month's guest is Thomas Curren. He's a writer, farmer, conservationist, musician, and historian. He's the author of half a dozen books related to Northern New England history, including his latest, titled "All Join Hands: Dudley Laufman and the New England Country Dance Tradition"
Author Brinda Charry
Our guest is Brinda Charry, author of a new novel that's already gained much national praise - it's called "The East Indian". Brinda Charry is a professor at Keen State College and a specialist in English Renaissance Literature. She's published other novels, in Britain and India - "The East Indian" is her American debut.
Author Dan Lawton
Award-winning suspense, myster, and thriller author Dan Lawton joins the program this month. Dan has written many books and he's just completed a trilogy called That Was Before!
Summer Book Show with Gibson's Bookstore
Is reading a big part of your summer vacation? If so, you'll want to tune in to this episode for a list of great books for your summer reading, recommended by Michael Herrmann, owner of Gibson's Bookstore.
Gibson's is a locally-owned bookstore located in downtown Concord. Make sure to support local when possible!
Author Gail Thorell Schilling
Aging joy, spirit and humor: that’s the journey author Gail Thorell Schilling describes in her memoir “Do Not Go Gentle: Go to Paris" on this month's episode of ReadLocalNH.
Becky Kasten - Concord Public Library
If you want your child to put down their device and pick up a good book then CPL's Head of Youth Services Becky Kasten is your go-to source! She tells us more about what elements make a great children's book and some of her recommendations.
Author Joe Monninger
Joe's latest book is a memoir titled "Goodbye to Clocks Ticking: How We Live While Dying" about his journey dealing with terminal lung cancer.
Local Author Sarah McCraw Crow
Sarah McCraw Crow joins host Laura Knoy to talk more about her novel The Wrong Kind of Woman.
Local Author Paul Brogan
ReadLocalNH kicks off the New Year with a powerful memoir from author Paul Brogan about growing up Catholic and gay in 1960s Concord, NH.
The Year in Local Reading with Laura Cummings
Laura Cummings, owner of White Birch Books in North Conway, stops by to discuss popular books in 2022!
Local Author Margaret Porter
Historical fiction writer Margaret Porter joins host Laura Knoy to talk about her work, including her latest novel The Myrtle Wand.
NH Author Ty Gagne
Host Laura Knoy sits down for a discussion with local author Ty Gagne. Ty's books tie together his experiences in mountaineering, decision-making, risk-taking, and humility.
Author/Historian Mary Kronenwetter
Mary Kronenwetter joins the program to discuss her two favorite things- books and New Hampshire! Her new historical fiction novel Pauper Auction is available now, and this fall she's teaching an Osher at Dartmouth class on living history museums.
A Chat with Michael Herrmann of Gibson's Bookstore
On the debut episode of ReadLocalNH, host Laura Knoy chats with Michael Herrmann, owner of Concord's local independent bookstore Gibson's.
Laura explains the Who, What, and Why of this new podcast!