Between the Covers

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Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 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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Monsters I Have Been

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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“Kenji Liu’s Monsters I Have Been writhes knotty tentacles through textual boneyards," raves Douglas Kearny, "disturbing screenplays, theoretical works, and literatures in their coffined-off sleeps... Sharp, protean, dexterous, and discontent―Liu’s collection shows where th... Read more

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Karen Russell, author of the new book Orange World and Other Stories. Orange World is Karen’s fifth book, following the novel Swamplandia!, the novella Sleep Donation, and two collections of short fiction – St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolv... Read more

Mother Winter

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  The lyrical prose of Sophia Shalmiyev’s memoir, Mother Winter, splits open like layer after layer of an ornate matryoshka. With a mesmeric voice and scathing vulnerability, Shalmiyev peels her past down to its hollow core: the vacancy left by her absent mother. Across ti... Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more

Between the Covers on 05/23/19

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Taiga Syndrome

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “The contemporary Latin American detective novel is a form that uses the individual’s rollicking quest as a means of resistance against repressive structures and the violences they engender. Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Taiga Syndrome, in this stellar translation by Suzan... Read more

The Feminine Revolution

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Suzanne LeGrande interviews Amy Stanton and Catherine Connors, authors of The Feminine Revolution. Read more

MYKU: My Portland by Meg Vogt

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Meg Vogt, author of the new book of photographs and poems MYKU: My Portland. “MYKU” is what Meg calls her variations on the haiku form, a poem in three lines of five, seven, and five syllables. The book pairs Meg’s MYKU’s with photographs from her... Read more

Temper CA by Paul Skenazy

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Paul Skenazy, author of the new novel Temper CA, from Miami University Press. Paul’s essays, stories, and book reviews have appeared in a range of newspapers and magazines, and he’s published critical work on noir writers such as Dashiell Hammett,... Read more

This Never Happened by Liz Scott

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Liz Scott, author of the new memoir This Never Happened, from University of Hell Press. Liz is a practicing psychologist in Portland, and a practicing writer. Her work has appeared in The MacGuffin, New Stone Circle, and Lake Effect, among other j... Read more