Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

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About Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

Seattle's own "action figure librarian," best-selling author, and literary critic Nancy Pearl sits down each month with authors, poets, and other literary figures for conversations about books, reading, and the process and art of writing. There's no one better qualified than Nancy, who brings an informed reader's perspective to lively conversation and in-depth dialogs about all things literary.

Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling "Book Lust" series, creator of the internationally recognized program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book" (which became "Seattle Reads"), and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure," is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the Seattle Channel. Visit Nancy's website at to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Sujata Massey
Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Sujata Massey

Love reading novels set in India? Sujata Massey has a new mystery series set in 1920s India and featuring Perveen Mistry, a barrister in Bombay who's sent to mediate a disagreement between two women in one of India's princely states. Nancy and Sujata discuss what led her to writing mysteries, how and why she chose the setting for her new series, and the research she does before sitting down to write each novel.