George Point, the producer and presenter of Book Talk!, is a freelance author and playwright whose work has appeared in local and national publications, including The New York Times. When he’s not busy writing, George serves as a volunteer at the D&R Greenway Land Trust. Book Talk! is featured on Let’s Talk with Laurie K., Mondays 3:00-5:00pm
Book Talk! Audio Clips
Bubble by Stewart Foster is the touching story of how Joe spends his days, copes with his loneliness and frustration, and looks—with superhero-style bravery, curiosity, and hope—to a future without limits.
|Scars of Independence – America’s Violent Birth
Holger Hoock’s scholarly, dispassionate, well-documented narrative serves as a powerful antidote to saccharine and romanticized treatments of the American Revolution.
|We Stood Upon Stars – Finding God in Lost Places
Roger W. Thompson serves as your travel guide – and occasionally your spiritual guide as well – through a series of vignettes that trace his travels over the years, first with close friends and later with his family. Thompson manages to convey, often with sensitivity, humor and at times touches of whimsy, the importance of the two overriding forces in his life – the beauty of nature and an unshakable belief in a higher power.
|Men Without Women
Haruki Murakami tells seven fictional tales of men, who, for one reason or the other, find themselves alone. His subtle, ironic, and playful wit that emerges in one form or another in all of these masterfully haunting, powerful stories.
|Renato and the Lion
As the dark shadows of World War II began to descend on Florence, Italy, Renato learns that the city’s precious artworks in are in danger. What will become of his favorite, a statue of a lion in the piazza? The fate of Renato’s lion – and of Renato and his family – will delight readers both young and not so young, and offers an object lesson in the power of art to bring joy and inspiration to our everyday lives.