LCCC Broadcasts Spring 2014 Season Of Book Talk Show On WXLVRADIO.COM and IHEART.COM

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) English Department professors John Nardone and Marc Bonanni broadcast their book talk show 'Read First, Ask Later' on and, Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  The second season begins January 28th.

Upcoming author interviews include:

  • February 4 -- Helen Frost, novelist, author of Keesha’s House, Salt, and Step Gently Out
  • February 11 – Heather Jacobs, editor of the literary journal Big Fiction
  • February 18 – Elissa Schappell, essayist, editor, and author of Blueprints for Building Better Girls
  • February 25 – Pam Houston, author of Contents May Have Shifted and Waltzing the Cat
  • March 4 – TBA
  • March 18 – Paul Lisicky, author of Lawnboy, Unbuilt Projects, and The Burning House
  • March 25 – Allan Gurganus, author of Local Souls and Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
  • April 1 – Stephen King, Philip Roth, Jonathan Franzen, Charlotte Bronte, and other noted literati
  • April 8 – Editors of the literary journal Caketrain
  • Other guests include Susan Orlean, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Orchard Thief (played by Meryl Streep in the film Adaptation); Charles Bock, author of Beautiful Children, and Eric Spitznagel, featured writer and editor for Esquire, GQ, Maxim, Men's Health, MTV Hive, New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, Playboy, and many other periodicals

Listen to archived shows at or follow 'Read First, Ask Later' at or or Twitter: @read1stasklater. For more information, please email