Between the Covers

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Every third and fifth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and every first, second and fourth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

 

A weekly show featuring interviews with locally and nationally known authors of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Before Women Had Choice

Airs at: Thu, 02/27/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Suzanne LaGrande interviews filmmaker, community activist and writer Lani Jo Leigh about her recently published memoir, Unfit: The Tale of One Pregnant Teen in the Bible Belt Before Women Had Choice. In the interview Lani Jo talks about what it was like to be get pregnant a... Read more

Cleanness

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “Garth Greenwell, whose first book is a masterpiece, amazingly has written a second book that is also a masterpiece. The great enterprise that Joyce and Lawrence began—to write with utter literal candor about sex, grounding one’s moral life and philosophical insight in w... Read more

In the Dream House

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  “In the Dream House…confronts the issues of credibility, self-doubt, and disbelief that all too frequently arise when survivors of domestic abuse speak out. But the work also stands as an intervention explicitly aimed at the silences, erasures, and lacunae of the culture... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more

Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive by Don Merrill

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Don Merrill, author of the book Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive. Don’s a career journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He’s been a producer and reporter for civilian and Armed Forces Broadcasting, worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and was a pub... Read more

The Magical Language of Others

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “In The Magical Language of Others, E.J. Koh writes of the boundary between anonymity and naming, between absence and abandonment, between cruelty and safety for four generations of mothers and daughters, each speaking with an occupied heart and crossing narrative border... Read more

Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

Black Light by Kimberly King Parsons

Airs at: Thu, 01/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Kimberly King Parsons, author of the story collection Black Light from Vintage Books. Kim’s fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Best Small Fictions 2017, Black Warrior Review, No Tokens, Kenyon Review, and other journals. And her book ... Read more

Between the Covers on 12/26/19

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Resurrect Extinct Vibration

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  CA Conrad, author of nine books of poetry and essays, including the Lamba Literary Award-Winning "While Standing in Line for Death," is one of the foremost practitioners of what they call "(Soma)tic Poetry Rituals."  Conrad joins David Naimon today to discuss their curre... Read more