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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Amy P. Knight on "Lost, Almost"

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy P. Knight, author of the new book Lost, Almost. This genre-bending story revolves around renowned physicist Adam Brooks and his nuclear weapons work in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Reflections of his relationships come from generations of ... Read more

Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  "Splendidly eccentric...Hearken ye fellow misfits, migrants, outcasts, squint-eyed bibliophiles, library-haunters and book stall-stalkers: Here is a novel for you.” —Wall Street Journal "Ferociously intelligent...A tragicomic picaresque whose fervid logic and cerebral w... Read more

Silk Poems

Airs at: Thu, 05/24/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Silk is compatible with body tissues; our immune system accepts it on surfaces as sensitive as the human brain. In conjunction with Tufts University’s cutting edge research on liquefied silk, Jen Bervin mixes poetry with medical technology in the form of a silk bio-senso... Read more

Things that Join the Sea and the Sky by Mark Nepo

Airs at: Thu, 05/17/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mark Nepo has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher."  He is a bestselling author, publishing twenty books and recording fourteen audio projects.  Last year, he became a regular columnist... Read more

Favorite Daughter by Nancy Huang

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Favorite Daughter is a poetry collection trying to uproot America from inside the body, and find where China is buried underneath. Divided into four parts, Daughter explores ideas like navigating hybridity, localism, and harmony in ways that disturb commonly-held notions ab... Read more

Lacking Character by Curtis White

Airs at: Thu, 05/03/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Curtis White, author of the new novel Lacking Character, published by Melville House. Curtis has published seven earlier books of fiction, including Memories of My Father Watching TV and Requiem. His nonfiction includes The Middle Mind: Why Americ... Read more

Carbon Ideologies by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 04/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of Carbon Ideologies, a new two-volume work about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming. The first volume – No Immediate Danger – is now available. And the second volume – No Good Alternative – go... Read more

Counternarratives

Airs at: Thu, 04/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “In Counternarratives, John Keene undertakes a kind of literary counterarchaeology, a series of fictions that challenge our notion of what constitutes “real” or “accurate” history. His writing is at turns playful and erudite, lyric and coldly diagnostic, but always compl... Read more

Up Up Down Down

Airs at: Thu, 04/12/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "Cheston Knapp’s Up Up, Down Down has the uncanny, welcome ability to make so-called mainstream or dominant culture—white, masculinist, Christian, frat boy, and so on—appear newly strange, and newly open to analysis. He has the eye and ear of an anthropologist, a joyousl... Read more

California Calling by Natalie Singer

Airs at: Mon, 04/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Host Ken Jones talks with Natalie Singer, author of the new memoir California Calling: A Self-Interrogation, published by Portland’s Hawthorne Press. Natalie’s work has been published in a number of journals, magazines, and newspapers, including Literary Mama, the Washingto... Read more