Enjoy Conversations with Pulitzer Prize Winners and Best-Selling Authors on The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan on reVolver Podcasts

DALLAS (Aug. 23, 2018) – Join acclaimed, independent bookstore owner, Mitchell Kaplan, for weekly discussions with Pulitzer Prize winning novelists and best-selling authors on reVolver Podcasts. The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan is inspired by Kaplan’s passion for literature. An independent bookseller for more than 35 years, Kaplan’s podcast will entertain and enlighten listeners as he has candid conversations with well-known authors, many of whom are his close friends.

Among Kaplan’s first guests on The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan will be:

  • Dave Barry, Pulitzer Prize winning commentator,
  • Annie Barrows, author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, now a film produced by Mazur/Kaplan Company airing on Netflix
  • Rick Bragg, journalist and Pulitzer Prize winning author,
  • Debra Dean, a New York Times Editors’ Choice for her debut novel and author of four critically acclaimed books that have been translated into 21 languages,
  • Brad Meltzer, author of 12 New York Times best-selling thrillers, 
  • Michael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, a celebrated independent publisher, and 
  • Les Standiford, a best-selling author, historian and Director of Florida International University’s Creative Writing Program.

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan promises to have interesting and illuminating dialogue between passionate advocates of the written word,” Jack Hobbs, president of reVolver Podcasts. “Tune in for fascinating behind-the-scenes insights, book recommendations and much more. Mitchell’s audience will hear from their favorite authors and even some they might not have found otherwise. I’m pleased to have Mitchell as part of reVolver’s diverse community of podcasts.”

Kaplan’s Books & Books has expanded to nearly seven locations with the original location in Coral Gables, Fla. hosting more than 60 events per month, consisting of author readings and signings, demonstrations and workshops, live music, reading and discussion groups, as well as a variety of other programs for children and adults throughout the community. 

Additionally, Kaplan is a co-founder of Miami Book Fair International and serves as its chairman.  The Book Fair, sponsored and supported by Miami-Dade College, brings more than 300 authors and exhibitors to a weeklong celebration of all things literary into the heart of downtown Miami and onto the College’s Wolfson Campus. 

As the former president of the American Booksellers Association (ABA), Kaplan also served on the board of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE).  In 2011, he received the National Book Foundation’s prestigious “Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community,” which is presented to an individual for outstanding service to the American literary community, whose life and work exemplify the goals of the National Book Foundation to expand the audience for literature and to enhance the cultural value of literature in America.

Follow Kaplan on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @BooksandBooks

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About reVolver Podcasts

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