KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM
Producer and Host: Abigail Adler
Guests: Hampton Sides and James McGrath Morris
HAMPTON SIDES is a best-selling author and journalist. He is widely acclaimed as an historian and author of adventurous literary non-fiction. His books include- Ghost Soldiers and Blood and Thunder. Side's latest book, In the kingdom of Ice is a riveting account of the first American attempt to reach the North Pole.
Hampton Sides' articles have appeared in many publications - here are a few: Outside magazine National Geographic, The New Yorker, Esquire, and The Washington Post. Sides has guest-lectured at Columbia, Yale, Stanford, SMU, and Colorado College. among other venues and institutions.
Right now, Hampton Sides is working on a book for Doubleday about 1950, the early days of the Cold War, and the heroic Korean War Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
JAMES MCGRATH MORRIS is a critically-acclaimed biographer. He has also worked along the way- as a journalist, book publisher, high school teacher and radio news broadcaster.
Morris has 7 published books- about such impressive figures as publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, activist, Emma Goldman, and Ethel Payne, the first lady of the black press.
His latest book- Published this year- The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway and Dos Passos--and a Friendship Made and Lost in War is the story of two aspiring writer who meet during war, forge an intense twenty-year friendship, and write some of America's greatest novels.