Barbara Peters & The Poisoned Pen

Christina Estes recently interviewed Barbara Peters, owner of The Poisoned Pen. The interview, which aired on KJZZ, the local NPR affiliate, discussed the store’s numerous author events, and the programs with new authors. There’s a lengthy section about Clive Cussler, and his relationship with the Pen. Barbara Peters acknowledges the importance of Diana Gabaldon’s books in the days after 9/11. It’s an important article about the cultural influence of a bookstore, its owner, the staff, and the customers who treasure the books and authors connected to the store. You can listen to the broadcast, or read it.