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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Lisa Loving interviews Cathy Wilkerson about her memoir of life with the Weather Underground

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2007 at 4:00pm
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Lisa Loving and Cathy Wilkerson discuss her book, Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman. Read more

Lisa Loving interviews Suzanne Braun Levine on the life of Bella Abzug

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2007 at 4:00pm
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Lisa Loving and Ms. Magazine founding editor Suzanne Levine discuss her new book, Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broad from the Bronx Fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, Pissed off Jimmy Carter, Battled for the Rights of Women and Workers, Rallied Against War and for the Planet, ... Read more

Carol Russell, Storyteller

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2007 at 4:00pm
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Host Jade Pekkala interviews Afro-Brit storyteller Carol Russell. Read more

Deer Drink the Moon

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2007 at 4:00pm
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Jay Thiemeyer interviews Liz Nakazawa, editor of the poetry collection, Deer Drink the Moon: Poems of Oregon. Nakazawa brings together thirty-three poets to create a masterpiece of poetry about the state of Oregon, published by Ooligan Press, a student-run press at Portlan... Read more

Junot Diaz, author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2007 at 4:00pm
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Producer Lisa Loving speaks with award-winning writer Junot Diaz on his novel, which tells the story of a young  immigrant who dreams of being "the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien." Junot has been named one of the top writers of the 21st Century by the New Yorker magazine. Read more

Grace Paley Tribute

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2007 at 4:00pm
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Local poet Judith Arcana and local writer Miriam Budner discuss the life and work of activist, writer and teacher Grace Paley, who died in August. Judith Arcana's books include "Grace Paley’s Life Stories: A Literary Biography.”  Arcana and Budner also read from Grace's wor... Read more

Lisa Loving interviews Carolyn Jessop on her book Escape, a memoir of her flight from the FLDS

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2007 at 4:00pm
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Lisa Loving and Carolyn Jessop discuss the sexual politics and abusive lifestyle of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a polygamist sect which controls land and people in Texas and Utah. Jessop was the first woman to escape and file suit against... Read more

"Choice," Interview with contributors

Airs at: Mon, 10/29/2007 at 5:00pm
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An interview with two contributors to the book "Choice: True Stories of Birth, Contraception, Infertility, Adoption, Single Parenthood, and Abortion," edited by Karen E. Bender and Nina de Gramont. The contributors interviewed were Susan Ito and Kate Maloy. Read more

Dahr Jamail on his book, Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq

Airs at: Mon, 10/01/2007 at 5:00pm
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Producer Lisa Loving interviews Dahr Jamail about his independent news reporting from the front lines of the U.S. war in Iraq. Read more

Lisa Loving interviews Lou Dubose on the Legacy of Vice President Dick Cheney

Airs at: Mon, 03/19/2007 at 5:00pm
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Lisa Loving and investigative reporter Lou Dubose talk about his book Vice: Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency. Read more