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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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Red Clocks

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In Leni Zumas' Red Clocks, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new... Read more

The Activist's Toolkit by Rex Burkholder

Airs at: Thu, 01/04/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Dennise M. Kowalczyk sits down with Rex Burkholder to discuss his book, The Activist's ToolKit.  Trained as a biologist, Rex Burkholder has worked as a science teacher; he is a founder and policy director of the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. Currently, he is leading t... Read more

The Days When Birds Come Back by Deborah Reed

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Dennise Kowalczyk talks to author Deborah Reed about her new novel THE DAYS WHEN BIRDS COME BACK June is undoubtedly in transition. Reeling from her divorce, trying to stay sober, and faced with a completely stalled career, she’s recently returned to the beautiful Ore... Read more

The Education of a Young Poet

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “What a memorable, companionable, and singular book. I can’t think of another contemporary memoir that has this mix of political and literary intelligence, all embedded in a personal story that is told with great candor, historical consciousness, and wit. How I wish it h... Read more

When You Never Said Goodbye by Meg Kearney

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Meg Kearney, author of the new book When You Never Said Goodbye, a novel in poems and journal entries. When You Never Said Goodbye is the final book in a trilogy following the teen years of Lizzie McLane, an adopted daughter searching for her birth... Read more

The Man From the Place of Clay: Ric Leonetti

Airs at: Thu, 12/07/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  If you heard the voice of God, would you answer? Cormick Proffitt has it all—a prestigious position as head of psychiatric medicine, an uptown office, a sleek Mercedes Benz. But when a patient miraculously survives a fatal accident, and asks for Cormick by name, his perf... Read more

Late in the Day: Poems 2010-2014 by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Late in the Day, Ursula K. Le Guin’s collection of poems (2010–2014) seeks meaning in an ever-connected world. In part evocative of Neruda’s Odes to Common Things and Mary Oliver’s poetic guides to the natural world, Le Guin’s latest give voice to objects that may not sp... Read more

Between the Covers on 11/23/17

Airs at: Thu, 11/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Partly

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Rae Armantrout’s poetry comprises one of the most refined and visionary bodies of work written over the last forty years. These potent, compact meditations on our complicated times reveal her observant sensibility, lively intellect, and emotional complexity. This generou... Read more

Today the Kitchen, Tomorrow the World

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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     Novelist, author and Exterminating Angel Press publisher Tod Davies returns to the Jam Today series in an update of her original cult classic cookbook memoir. Tod's attitude toward literature is the same as her attitude toward cooking - it's all about working with what... Read more