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Then - An Oral Memoir of a Writer's Life

Apr 4, 2019

Hosts: David Adler

Guests: Warren Adler

At 91 years old, Warren Adler comes to terms with terminal health issues and is faced with making hard choices to preserve his dignity and autonomy. In this tough episode, his son David Adler conducts what could be the last interview with his dad. Throughout their discussion, they...


Jan 29, 2019

In this episode of Then, the Oral Memoirs of Novelist Warren Adler, David Adler, his son, interviews Warren on his memories and recovery from a recent minor stroke and the challenges of dealing with a spouse with Alzheimer’s. During their discussion, Warren also confesses that a negative review he wrote about Random...


Oct 22, 2018

In this episode, novelist Warren Adler tells the secrets of how his novel the, War of the Roses went from a dinner party conversation to a global phenomenon. He gives insights into how a novelist who thinks of himself as an artist can turn works of the mind into movies, tv shows, plays and musicals. He tells...


Aug 17, 2018

Author Warren Adler talk with his son David about how his writing career didn’t start until he was over 50. This is the perfect episode for the aspiring writer who needs to balance making a living and living out their passion. Adler discusses how he got his first novel published and how he kept going despite hundreds...


Aug 1, 2018

In this episode, Warren Adler talks to his son David and talks about life in Washington D.C. during the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. To raise his family, Adler put his novel writing career on hold and earned his living selling his talent for writing. He got his foot in the door as the PR chief for the Jewish War Veterans...