Quail Ridge Books http://wunc.org en Lucy Daniels Looks Back On Her Writing Life http://wunc.org/post/lucy-daniels-looks-back-her-writing-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>At 22 years old, Lucy Daniels was a best-selling author and a Guggenheim Award winner. &nbsp;But she spent five years hospitalized for severe anorexia and the trauma of sudden success led Daniels to stop writing for much of her adult life. &nbsp;After a 40 year gap, Lucy Daniels took up writing again. &nbsp;Host Frank Stasio speaks with Daniels, a writer and clinical psychologist, about&nbsp;her newest book, “Walking with Moonshine: My Life in Stories” (iUniverse/ 2013).</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:20:59 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 24664 at http://wunc.org Lucy Daniels Looks Back On Her Writing Life Lionel Shriver Tackles Obesity Through Fiction http://wunc.org/post/lionel-shriver-tackles-obesity-through-fiction <p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size: 10pt;">In her new book, "<a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/06/04/187043320/food-for-thought-in-shrivers-big-brother">Big Brother</a>," Lionel Shriver takes on the struggle of obesity through Edison. He is a formerly good looking, charismatic jazz musician who has become hugely obese and down on his luck. His sister takes him on as a project, threatening her marriage and her sanity. </span></font> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:43:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 16999 at http://wunc.org Lionel Shriver Tackles Obesity Through Fiction The Right-Hand Shore http://wunc.org/post/right-hand-shore <p>Writer Christopher Tilghman is known to some as the bard of the borderlands. His short stories and novels, including the much acclaimed “Mason's Retreat," are set on the eastern shore of Maryland. It's a place where water and land meet, where slavery existed north of the Mason-Dixon Line and most of life is a calculation rather than a dream or a conviction. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 15:20:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Susan Davis 4532 at http://wunc.org The Right-Hand Shore