The Book Report: Maggie Estep

Written by Jeffrey Cretan on . Posted in Books, Posts.

New York Press: What are you reading right now?
Maggie Estep: Frontier Medicine: From the Atlantic to the Pacific 1492-1941 by David Dary and “Another Life” by Andrew Vachss.

Are there any books coming out soon that you’re looking forward to reading?
The new Alexander McCall Smith—I am a sucker for those Botswana books.

What’s the best book you’ve read in the last year?
Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull by Barbara Goldsmith.

Your protaganist, Alice, is a horseplayer. Any good books on the ponies?
Exotic Betting by Steven Crist and Laughing in the Hills by Bill Barich.

Where’s the best place to watch a horse race?
The fourth floor at Aqueduct on a weekday in January or at the rail of beautiful Belmont Park any day other than Belmont Stakes day.