Posts Tagged "history"

From Family Station Wagon to the Apollo Moon Rover

Jul 10 2019

For me, Apollo is the story of my father William Taylor, a mid-level engineer behind the lunar rover.

Cork Wars in BookStory

May 31 2019

One of my favorite history podcasts, BackStory, selected my book Cork Wars for its monthly book club, BookStory. So the other day…

Porto’s Unexpected Cork Country

Feb 23 2019

When we arrived in Porto in December 2016, one of the first things I did was try a port wine tasting near…

Podcast – Cork and Intrigue with WYPR’s Sheilah Kast

Feb 07 2019

Ahead of the events for Cork Wars in Baltimore last week, I spoke with Sheilah Kast in the studios of WYPR, Baltimore’s…

Q&A with Robin Sitten, Cork Wars audiobook producer

Jan 24 2019

Audiobook producer Robin J. Sitten talks about the challenges, choices and satisfactions of bringing a compelling story to listeners.

Largehearted Boy Playlist for Cork Wars

Jan 17 2019

Largehearted Boy, a music and literature website, highlighted a musical pathway into Cork Wars.

The Page 99 Test

Jan 11 2019

At Marshal Zeringue’s invitation, I put Cork Wars to the Page 99 test developed nearly a century ago. As Ford Madox Ford…

Portugal Holds Delicacies and a Surprising Story of Cork

Feb 06 2018

As featured in the Washington Post, my trip to Portugal tracked some delicious adventures in Lisbon, as well as up the coast…