The Wide Circumference of Love

Best-selling author Marita Golden talks about her novel “The Wide Circumference of Love,” in which the real-world impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the African-American community is woven into a fictionalized story.  Marita tells us how writing the novel turned her...

Episode 140 – Frank Morelli: No Sad Songs

In his new Young Adult (YA) novel, “No Sad Songs,” author Frank Morelli explores youth caregiving through the character Gabe LoScuda, an eighteen-year-old thrust into the role of caregiver for his grandfather when tragedy strikes the family.  Gabe’s grandfather is a...

Episode 132: The Last Poker Game

“Abe and Phil’s Last Poker Game” is the rare Hollywood movie that explores the subject of aging through characters that are neither pitiable nor put on a pedestal.  Charming, funny and brutally honest, it stars Paul Sorvino as a womanizing gambler and the...