Cover To Cover is the anchor program for GPB’s literary coverage. Cover To Cover features a collection of distinctive Southern voices interviewing Georgia writers, Southern writers, and writers dealing with the South. The GPB Southern Lit Cadre will provide you with a varied, weekly glimpse at fiction, non-fiction, history, poetry, and even the occasional ‘old school’ nod to Flannery O’Connor or William Faulkner.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Ronda Rich Talks With Celia Rivenbark About Belle Weather Sunday on Cover To Cover

Sunday at 8pm on GPB Radio, Ronda Rich interviews Celia Rivenbark about her latest book
Belle Weather: Mostly Sunny With a Chance of Scattered Hissy Fits. Rivenbark is an award-winning newspaper columnist and freelance journalist whose work has been compared to a cross between Erma Bombeck and Hunter S. Thompson. Celia has won national and state press awards and is the author of four humor collections: Bless Your Heart, Tramp (2000, reprinted in 2006), We're Just Like You, Only Prettier (2004), and Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank (2006). Her latest book is filled with a compendium of provocative essays, including:
--The joys of remodeling Tara
--How Harry Potter bitch-slaps Nancy Drew
--Britney’s To-Do list: pick okra, cover that thang up
--How rugby-playing lesbians torpedoed beach day
--Why French women suck at competitive eating
--The truth about nature deficit disorder
--The difference between cockroaches and water bugs
--The beauty of Bedazzlers
And much, much more!
Join Dixie Diva Ronda Rich as she has a Southern Culture hen party with Celia Rivenbark Sunday, October 12 at 8pm on GPB's Cover To Cover.