Call Number Podcast: Year-End Author Chats

Conversations with writers on books, libraries, and making the world a better place

December 27, 2021

Call Number episode 69: Year-End Author Chats

In Episode 69, Call Number looks back on interviews—with authors and ALA conference speakers—conducted by American Libraries staffers during 2021.

Featured in this installment are never-before-released clips from conversations with Fox Sports analyst and former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho, acclaimed writer Isabel Allende, reggae musician and philanthropist Ziggy Marley, TV host and producer Padma Lakshmi, bestselling horror author Max Brooks, Dance Theatre of Harlem alumni Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel, and lawyer and speaker Savala Nolan.

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Author Isabel Allende (Photo: Lori Barra)

Newsmaker: Isabel Allende

Chilean-American author talks feminism, censorship, and representation

Savala Nolan. Photo by Andria Lo.

Newsmaker: Savala Nolan

Debut author pens personal and political essays on race, gender, and the body