Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

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About Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

Seattle's own "action figure librarian" and best-selling author Nancy Pearl sits down each month with top writers from around the country for conversations about books and the process and art of writing. There's no one better qualified than Nancy to discuss books and writing, bringing an informed reader's perspective to lively conversation and in-depth dialogs about all things literary. Book Lust with Nancy Pearl is filmed at the University Bookstore in Seattle.

Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling Book Lust, creator of the internationally recognized program, If All of Seattle Read the Same Book, and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure", is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the Seattle Channel. Nancy is a longtime freelance contributor to Booklist magazine and formerly served as director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. Visit Nancy's website at to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Leif Enger
Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Leif Enger

Nancy Pearl talks with best-selling author Leif Enger about his first novel in 10 years, "Virgil Wander," a sweeping story of new beginnings which follows the inhabitants of a broken Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart. Enger discusses his inspiration for character Virgil Wander, his writing process and the sort of fiction he most enjoys. A former Minnesota Public Radio reporter and producer, Enger is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Peace Like a River."