August 2013 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with Qasim Rashid about his new book The Wrong Kind of Muslim: An Untold Story of Persecution and Perseverance, which is a call to unite those of all faiths and no faith.

We also chat with Dave Goldberg about his new book The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality. He is the coauthor of A User's Guide to the Universe and writes the Ask a Physicist column for

We speak with Victoria Houston about her new novel Dead Insider, the 13th book in her bestselling Loon Lake mystery series. It has been called Fargo meets Murder She Wrote in the North Woods of Wisconsin. She is also the author of a number of non-fiction books, including Loving a Younger Man.

We also chat with David McRaney about his new book You Are Now Less Dumb. He is also the author of the bestseller You Are Not So Smart, which grew out of his blog of the same name.

We chat with PZ Myers about his new book The Happy Atheist. He was named Humanist of the Year in 2009 by the American Humanist Association and received the International Humanist Award in 2011 from the International Humanist and Ethical Union. He has lectured throughout the world on biology, evolution, atheism and skepticism. And he writes the acclaimed science blog Pharyngula.

We speak with Constance Hale about her book Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose. She is also the author of a number of other books, including Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age and Hex, Vex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing. And she teaches at Harvard University and the University of California at Berekeley.