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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Lullaby Road by James Anderson

Airs at: Thu, 04/05/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with James Anderson, author of the new novel Lullaby Road, and actor and activist Cosme Skywalker Duarte. James is a native of the Pacific Northwest, born in Seattle, raised in Portland, and a graduate of Reed College. He founded Breitenbush Books, a pu... Read more

Bunkie Spills by Bradley K. Rosen

Airs at: Mon, 04/02/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Bradley K. Rosen, author of the novel Bunkie Spills, which chronicles one very long and eventful day in the life of a group of Los Angeles teenagers in 1976. The book was selected as a Powell’s Bookstore Staff Top Five Pick for 2017. Bradley’s wor... Read more

Between the Covers on 03/30/18

Airs at: Fri, 03/30/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Between the Covers on 03/30/18

Airs at: Fri, 03/30/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Mark Nepo - Between the Covers

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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Mark Nepo moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Timesbestseller The Book of Awakening.  Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," a... Read more

Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester [abridged]

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On the Colorado Plateau between slot canyons and rattlesnakes, Jenny Forrester grew up with her mother and brother in a single-wide trailer proudly displaying an American flag. Forrester’s powerfully eloquent story reveals a rural small town comprising God-fearing Republica... Read more

The Misfit's Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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A self-defined misfit makes a powerful case for not fitting in—for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path. A misfit is a person who missed fitting in, a person who fits in badly, or this: a person who is poorly adapted to new situations and envi... Read more

How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money by Panio Gianopoulos

Airs at: Thu, 03/22/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Panio Gianopoulos, author of the story collection How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money. Panio’s stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in Tin House, Northwest Review, Salon, Chicago Quarterly Review, Big Fiction, The Brooklyn Ra... Read more

Umbilical Hospital & The Brief Alphabet of Torture

Airs at: Thu, 03/15/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  VI KHI NAO was born in Long Khanh, Vietnam. She is the author most recently of Umbilical Hospital; the short stories collection, A Brief Alphabet of Torture, which won FC2’s Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize in 2016; the novel, Fish in Exile (Coffee House Press, 2... Read more

The Brick House

Airs at: Thu, 03/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  The Brick House by Micheline Aharonian Marcom is a place where people dream of love and loneliness, of the world's beauty, and of ongoing environmental degradation. In this short but moving work, travelers confront their lives in the strange, elemental language which dre... Read more