Booktalk: Western crime writer CJ Box and “Vicious Circle”

Wyoming-based crime writer C. J. Box talks about the 17th book in his Joe Pickett series, Vicious Circle. In it, the past comes back to haunt Joe, a Wyoming game warden, with the jail release of Dallas Cates who wants to get even. After all, Joe put him in jail. As the story unfolds, he tries to figure out how to stop this unstoppable villain. As CJ’s readers know, this is classic Joe Pickett territory. The just released 18th book in this series is The Disappeared. This program originally aired April 8, 2017.


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, has been in production for over 20 years.