Books, Beach, & Beyond

Jake Tapper

August 15, 2023 Elin Hilderbrand, Tim Talks Books, N Magazine Season 1 Episode 6
Books, Beach, & Beyond
Jake Tapper
Show Notes

CNN Anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joins Elin Hilderbrand and Tim Ehrenberg to report on his new novel, All the Demons Are Here. They start by discussing growing up in the 80's in Philadelphia, Jake’s origin story as a journalist-turned-novelist, the turbulent year of 1977 (in which his newest thriller takes place), reporting on news today while writing about the past, and how music is used to set the scene in literature. Does Jake Tapper sing in this episode? You will have to listen to find out. Writing tips and reading recommendations punctuate this thrilling episode with one of the lead reporters of our time.

A special thank you to our Episode Sponsors:
Nantucket Book Partners
Susan Lister Locke

Jake Tapper Reading List:
The Out Post: An Untold Story of American Valor by Jake Tapper
Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story by Jake Tapper
The Hell Fire Club by Jake Tapper
The Devil May Dance by Jake Tapper
All the Demons are Here by Jake Tapper

What else are we reading in this episode:
The King with Six Friends by Jay Williams
The World According to Garp by John Irving
Paperboy by Pete Dexter
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
White Noise by Don Delillo
Sin City Books by Frank Miller 
The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir by Paul Newman
Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Drama: A Memoir by Bob Odenkirk

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