Dave talks with Paul Starobin, author of A Most Wicked Conspiracy: The Last Great Swindle of the Gilded Age, a tale about greed, power, and politics during the Nome gold rush in Alaska at the turn of the 20th century. Starobin is the author of many books, including Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War. He has published extensively, including in The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, and The Washington Post, among others.
Also, Dave talks with Richard Terrill, author of What Falls Away is Always, Poems & Conversations, published by Holy Cow! Press in Duluth. Terrill, is the author of five previous books, including the Minnesota Book Award winning poetry collection, Coming Late to Rachmaninoff. Terrill is the recipient of numerous fellowships, and he makes his home in Minneapolis.