Don Noble sits down with Patti Callahan to discuss her new book "Surviving Savannah," a novel about the untold story of the "Titanic of the South."
Alabama Public Television
Bookmark, Don Noble sits down with NYT bestselling author Patti Callahan to discuss her new book "Surviving Savannah," a novel about the untold story of the "Titanic of the South."
Books Discussed in the Interview:
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Patti Callahan Henry had 13 “popular” books and then, perhaps to signify more serious content, published the terrifically successful “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” as Patti Callahan.
“Surviving Savannah” is also a “Patti Callahan” novel, and it too is serious business—about death, catastrophe, fate, guilt, God, depression, survival, love, luck—as Zorba would put it, “the full catastrophe.”
PROGRAM HOST: BOOK REVIEWS
Dr. Don Noble, Program Host for APR
Dr. Noble is the host of APR's book review series as well as host of BOOKMARK which airs on Alabama Public Television. A widely published scholar specializing in American and Southern literature, Dr. Noble received the Eugene Current-Garcia Award as Alabama's distinguished literary scholar for the year 2000 and was nominated for a Regional Emmy Award in 2006 and 2011. In addition he is on the planning committee of several literary conferences.
Dr. Noble's book reviews air during Morning Edition and feature works primarily by Alabama writers. His reviews focus on why these writers are concerned with their particular subjects and how they succeed or fail in addressing issues of concern to Alabama readers.