Between the Covers

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Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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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Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more

SoundMachine

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Rachel Zucker sweeps all the corners in this maximalist project of poems and prose, navigating love, loss, and personal and political despair. Through heartbreaking, often comic, genre-non-conforming pieces spanning the past 10 years, she trains her relentless attention ... Read more

Parts Per Million by Julia Stoops

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Julia Stoops, author of the novel Parts Per Million, from Forest Avenue Press. Julia is a recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Fellowships for visual arts and literature, and was a resident at the Ucross Foundation in 2016. She holds dual degrees in... Read more

The Lucky Star by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of the new novel The Lucky Star, from Viking Press. Vollmann is the author of four collections of short fiction, a memoir, seven works of non-fiction (including the seven-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising... Read more

Me, My Selfie and Eye

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On Between the Covers  Suzanne LaGrande interviews author, speaker, and midlife coach Janna Lopez who has just published her first book entitled, "Me, My Selfie, and Eye: A midlife conversation about lost identity, grief and seeing who you are." Ms. Lopez shares an intimat... Read more

Reinhardt's Garden

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  “Jacov Reinhardt and his faithful assistant roam South America in a quixotic search for the essence of melancholy—an enterprise that makes Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo, their rough contemporary, come off as a levelheaded pragmatist. To follow Reinhardt, fueled by amounts... Read more

Gospel of Trees: A Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Today on Between the Covers, Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning writer, teacher, and community activist Apricot Irving. She is the author of Gospel of Trees: A Memoir, a lyrical meditation on ecology, loss and the tangled history of missions in Haiti, which won the 2... Read more

Weather

Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “Novelists don’t need to dream the end of the world anymore—they need to wake up to it. Jenny Offill is one of today’s few essential voices, because she writes about essential things, in sentences so clipped and glittering it’s as if they are all cut from one diamond.”–J... Read more

My Red Heaven

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "A superb evocation of a specific time and place—Berlin, 10 June 1927—that captures the intellectual ferment, the descent into decadence, and rise of Nazism during the Weimar Republic. With historically precise detailing and grimly gorgeous imagery, Lance Olsen portrays ... Read more

Between the Covers on 03/05/20

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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