Authors Edward Kelsey Moore and Melanie Benjamin are keeping their wits and good humor about them during the pandemic by getting together (online) most weeks for wide ranging conversations on movies and books — and you can listen in! Who the Hell Are We? is an ongoing, free podcast hosted by these two bestselling authors, who have a lot to say about their lives and also old movies and related books that they have enjoyed.
On their most recent episode Edward and Melanie go behind the scenes and discuss Melanie's NEW novel, The Children’s Blizzard -which was published today! The book is available from your favorite merchant in Hardcover, Ebook and Audiobook. Ed and Mel also describe the brutal winters and Russian politics they encountered when they chipped away at the epic film Dr. Zhivago from 1965, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.
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A note to parents: there is the occasional cuss-word in some recent podcast episodes.
Available now, The Children’s Blizzard, by Melanie Benjamin
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife comes a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especially schoolchildren.
"Benjamin achieves a balance of grand drama and devastatingly intimate moments." —Publishers Weekly