“I think what happens with the supernatural and speculative fiction is it’s deeply rooted in reality, but then it gives you an explanation of ‘Hey! Maybe there’s something more.’ What scares me is how the events of what I made up in my head are occurring in the real world right now.” Author Jeremy Finley talks to host J.T. Ellison about The Dark Above on NPT’s A Word on Words.
Jeremy Finley recommends:
The Winter People, Jennifer McMahon
A Boys Life, Robert McCammon
The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson
Jeremy Finley is reading:
Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann
Tear Me Apart, J.T. Ellison
The 37th Parallel, Ben Mezric
About Jeremy Finley
Jeremy Finley’s investigative reporting has resulted in criminal convictions, legislative hearings before the U.S. Congress, the payout of more than a million dollars to scam victims, and the discovery of missing girls. The winner of twenty Emmys and Edward R. Murrow awards, he is also the recipient of a national Headliner award, a two-time winner of the IRE award (recognizing the best in investigative journalism) and a national Edward R. Murrow award. In 2016, he was named the journalist of the year by the Tennessee Associated Press. He is the chief investigative reporter at the NBC affiliate in Nashville, TN, where he lives with his wife, daughters, and Thor, the worst puppy on the planet.