Padraig, thanks for the suggestions. They're great because getting the sort of writer who can talk about his art and process through the lens of his tradition could be wonderful radio, if they're talkers. I've only heard Foer speak in snippets and Englander not at all. I'll do some searching.
One thing we've learned: try to avoid doing interviews with authors while they're on book tour. Understandably, they are completely invested in their most recent endeavor -- its content, its promotion, its marketing and not to mention being on the road and doing loads of interviews -- that many have a hard time relaxing and reflecting. We'll try to get them in their down time. Cheers.
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