Booktalk: Isabel Allende and her first crime novel, “Ripper”

Chilean-born Isabel Allende is best known for her novels and memoirs, but after deciding not to retire from writing books after all, she penned a mystery with its motley collection of San Francisco characters.  In recognition of her work, a few months ago she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama.



Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, is in its 20th year of production.