Brad Meltzer returns to Conversations Live today to talk about his bestselling non-fiction children’s pitcure book series, Ordinary People Change the World, which includes two books we’ll discuss today … I am Marie Curie and I am Walt Disney. Brad delves into how the 2016 election surprisingly boosted sales of two particular books in the series, and we’ll find out where his inspiration comes from in choosing the subjects of each book.
The versatile Brad Meltzer is a NYT bestselling author of thrillers, non-fiction, children’s books, and more. He is also the host of Brad Meltzer’s Lost History on H2 and Brad Meltzer’s Decoded on the History Channel. The Hollywood Reporter recently put him on their list of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors.
Julie Berry joins us to discuss Lovely War and what it would like to be a young girl in love with a soldier during the Great War.
Julie holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. In the decade since she published her first novel, she has won numerous awards for her young adult fiction.
Next, if you are ever confused by conflicting information regarding diet, exercise, and nutrition, Detox Professor David Getoff joins us to clear up some common misconceptions.
David Getoff is a board certified clinical nutritionist- internationally recognized expert in nutrition, diet, the use of nutritional supplements and detoxification. He has lectured at dozens of scientific medical, nutritional, dental and agricultural conferences across the United States and is the author of Abundant Health in a Toxic World.
Stephen Hawking portended that Artificial Intelligence is likely to be the end of humankind. In Crucible, returning guest James Rollins probes the question: If humans are to co-exist with A.I., what do we need to do to ensure our survival? His answer lies in a much more complex question – what does it mean to have a soul?
James is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages, with more than 20 million copies sold. Check out his last CLV appearance here!
We’ll begin today with another returning guest, Karen Kingsbury, who is launching a new series of books for children, co-written with her son Tyler Russell. We’ll discover what prompted them to work together … and how that went. And what makes this series different to many kids’ books currently on the shelves.
Karen is a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, with many of her novels under development as major motion pictures. Her Baxter Family books are being developed into a TV series slated to debut fall 2019.
And joining us from the UK, USA Today bestselling author, Sarah Morgan. She’s known for writing hot, happy, contemporary romance and women’s fiction, and has won the prestigious RITA award three times.
Her new story begins with a husband who wants a divorce and a solo trip to Paris where she meets someone … but not the someone you might think. One Summer in Paris comes out in April — join us today for an exclusive sneak peek with Sarah!