Monthly Archives: February 2018

17 – Interview with author Jamie Ford

On this month’s episode of Shelf Understanding (where you can really learn to understand yourshelf), host Danny Rice discusses the New York Times bestselling book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet with author Jamie Ford!  Join us as we discuss details of the Seattle jazz scene, Japanese internment camps, and second chances, as well as Ford’s new book and the potential of a Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet movie.

This episode coincides with our annual Bloomington Reads programming series, which includes book clubs, jazz concerts, historical lectures, and a visit to Bloomington by Jamie Ford himself.  Information on these programs can be found here: