This collection consists of more than 2,500 television interviews with prominent authors of fiction and nonfiction taped over the last 30 years. The “Connie Martinson Talks Books” television series originates from L.A. CityView Channel 35 and can be seen on government-access cable outlets around the country and PBS in New York. Included in the collection so far are interviews with Barack Obama, Calvin Trillin, Elie Wiesel, Gore Vidal, Joseph  Heller, Lisa See, Mary Gordon, and Susan Vreeland. New interviews will be added on an ongoing basis.