Podcast #137 – Candice Millard Part 1

This week we present the first segment of a special two-part interview with Candice Millard, author of four New York Times bestsellers. Her most recent book, River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile, was published by in May 2022 by Doubleday. Her previous books include The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, and Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, the PEN Center USA award for Research Nonfiction, the One Book-One Lincoln Award, the Ohioana Award, and the Kansas Notable Book Award. Millard took home the 2017 BIO Award, and her work has appeared in the New York Times Book ReviewWashington Post Book World, the GuardianNational Geographic and Time magazine. Candice Millard was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member John “Jack” A. Farrell.