We are already looking back – fondly – at the hot month of July. It’s the heat of the summer and we’re all melting like wax! That’s a good segue to mention Madame Tussaud, right? Historical fiction novelist Michelle Moran tells the true story of the headline news mashed up with TMZ of her day, Madame herself.
Then Maggie Linton talks with perennial favorite Dorothea Benton Franks about her new book Folly Beach.
And then for those who want to believe, we’ll hear about Area 51 from the people who actually worked there from investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen – yes, that means aliens.
But first, a look at the top-ten downloads for the month of July from audible.com. [Original Broadcast Date: July 26, 2011]