Larry Baker

Love and Other DelusionsIt's Valentine's Day 2014 - and due to a snowstorm we are postponing the live interview scheduled for today (John Geiger with "The Angel Effect." ) I was looking for a past show that would fit with the theme of the day - LOVE in all it's myriad forms - and I believe it is fair to say that is Larry Baker's prevailing theme.  I hope you enjoy this rebroadcast.

Iowa City author, Larry Baker, has written five novels, including "Athens, America" and "The Flamingo Rising". His most recent book, "Love & Other Delusions", presents a fresh take on the story of a married woman having an affair with a younger man.Larry Baker

Larry Baker is currently an adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Iowa, as well as an adjunct instructor at Kirkwood Community College. Baker is also working on a documentary about the creative process, focusing on the writing of "A Good Man," in which Baker drew on, or "stole" as he would say, from a variety of predecessors.  Check out Monica's review of "A Good Man" at http://www.writersvoices.com/books-review/books-review/good-man-larry-baker/. <--break->

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Larry Baker discusses "Love & Other Delusions"

Larry BakerLove And Other Delusions

Iowa City author, Larry Baker, has written five novels, including "Athens, America" and "The Flamingo Rising". His most recent book, "Love & Other Delusions", presents a fresh take on the story of a married woman having an affair with a younger man.

Larry Baker is currently an adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Iowa, as well as an adjunct instructor at Kirkwood Community College. Baker will be giving a reading Saturday, June 9, 1 PM at Revelations. Bookstore in Fairfield.

Baker is also working on a documentary about the creative process, focusing on the writing of "A Good Man," in which Baker drew on, or "stole" as he would say, from a variety of predecessors.  Check out Monica's review of "A Good Man" at http://www.writersvoices.com/books-review/books-review/good-man-larry-baker/

A Good Man This week on Writers' Voices, we welcome Larry Baker to talk about his latest novel, A Good Man. A Good Man updates the world of Flannery O'Connor's characters through the Bush years and into the age of Obama. Fans of O'Connor's fiction will be intrigued by Baker's imaginative reunion, in the home of the fountain of youth, of Bevel Summers with a very grown-up harry from O'Connor's "The River."

"Without imitating O'Connor, Baker does serious honor to her legacy." -- Marshall Bruce Gentry, Editor, Flannery O'Connor Review, Georgia College & State University.

This novel examines issues surrounding religion and secular philosophy. It should be a very interesting conversation, and we hope you'll join us this Friday at 1pm on KRUU.