Author C.J. Farley's New YA Novel; Nicholas Complicates Ida Recovery In Louisiana
Here & Now
Author C.J. Farley joins us to talk about "Zero O'Clock," his new book for young adults. The book focuses on a high school senior whose preoccupation with college admissions, her father's death and the K-pop group BTS becomes overshadowed by the pandemic. And, storm remnants of Nicholas is not as strong as Hurricane Ida was a couple of weeks ago, but all that water is complicating the recovery process for homeowners around New Orleans. Matt Sledge, a reporter for the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate, joins us.
Akashic Books: Interview with C.J. Farley, author of Around Harvard Square
Hopeton Hay Podcasts
Race, class, and hormones combine and combust when a Harvard freshman and his two friends attempt to join the staff of the Harpoon, the school’s iconic humor magazine…More information on the book is available at: http://www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/around-harvard-square/
Joy Keys chats with Author C.J. Farley about Gameworld
Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys
Gameworld book: Dylan Rudee's life is an epic fail. He's bullied at school and the aunt who has raised him since he was orphaned as a child just lost her job and their apartment. Dylan's one chance to help his family is the only thing he's good at: video games. The multibillion-dollar company Mee Corp. has announced a televised tournament to find the Game-Changers: the forty-four kids who are the best in the world at playing Xamaica, a role-playing fantasy game that's sweeping the planet. If Dylan can win the top prize, he just might be able to change his life.Author C.J. FARLEY was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in Brockport, NY, with stops in Middle-earth, Xanth, Earthsea, and Narnia. Farley’s biography Aaliyah: More Than a Woman was a national best seller. A former editor of the Harvard Lampoon and a former music critic for Time, Farley is a blogger, columnist and senior editor at the Wall Street Journal. Game World is Farley’s first novel for young readers.