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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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni about her new novel, The Palace of Illusions

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
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 Marianne Barisonek speaks with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni about her new novel, The Palace of Illusions, which recasts the Indian epic Mahabharata from the perspective of Princess Panchaali and offers a vivid and inventive companion to the renowned poem. Read more

Elisa Albert, about her debut novel, THE BOOK OF DAHLIA

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
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  Crystal Leighty speaks with Elisa Albert, about her debut novel, THE BOOK OF DAHLIA, which features a 29 year old anti-heroine. Read more

Alexandra Fuller, author of "The Legend of Colton H. Bryant"

Airs at: Mon, 05/12/2008 at 5:00pm
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KBOO producer Lisa Loving speaks with author and essayist Alexandra Fuller about oil drilling in the Wyoming wilderness, and the war-like impact the Haliburton Corporation's drilling rigs have on local communities. Fuller's newest work of nonfiction is "The Legend of Colton... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Mon, 05/05/2008 at 5:00pm
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A special featuring a recent reading by noted Portland author Ursula K. La Guin.  She reads from her new novel, Lavinia, which is based on a secondary character mentioned briefly in Virgil's masterpiece, The Aeneid.  La Guin says she thought it was time that Lavinia got to ... Read more

Samantha Hunt discusses "The Invention of Everything Else"

Airs at: Mon, 04/28/2008 at 5:00pm
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Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Samantha Hunt author of "The Invention of Everything Else" a novel about Nikola Tesla, the ecentric Serbian inventor known for his revolutionary work with electricity and radio. Read more

Marc Acito talks about his newest novel, Attack of the Theater People

Airs at: Tue, 04/22/2008 at 5:00pm
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" />Producer Lisa Loving interviews award-winning novelist and political commentator Marc Acito about his newest comic novel, Attack of the Theater People.  Read more

Blake Nelson's novel, "Girl"

Airs at: Mon, 04/21/2008 at 5:00pm
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Host Ed Goldberg interviews Blake Nelson, author of Girl, a novel of a teenage girl and the agony of high school. Read more

Malcolm Boyd

Airs at: Mon, 04/14/2008 at 5:00pm
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Cecil Prescod hosts a special extended interview with gay pioneer Malcolm Boyd, who rips into American culture in his new book, Samuel Joseph for President: Media Politics , Religion, and Race. Boyd is a gay elder, freedom rider, civil rights and anti-war activist. He is al... Read more

Maude Barlow

Airs at: Mon, 04/14/2008 at 5:00pm
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Jay Thiemeyer interviews Maude Barlow author of Blue Covenant: the Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water. Read more

Political Books Special

Airs at: Mon, 04/07/2008 at 5:00pm
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A Membership Special on Important Thinkers on Cutting Edge Issues. We speak with authors of recent outstanding political books. Guests include Loretta Napoleoni, author of Rogue Economics; Chris Hedges, author of War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning and I Don't Believe in A... Read more