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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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Digest by Gregory Pardlo

Airs at: Thu, 06/29/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Gregory Pardlo's Digest, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry "He explores what is American, what is African American, what is the Other, what is city, what is suburban, what is personal and what is persona. Digest offers a changing, rich landscape of verse, both haunting... Read more

Victoria Stoppiello on "This Side of Sand Island"

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Former KBOO Station Manager Victoria Stoppiello discusses her collection of essays, This Side of Sand Island: Reflections on Fish, Finns and Finding out about Family on the Lower Columbia with host Kathleen Stephenson. Victoria originally wrote the essays for the coastal... Read more

Walkaway by Cory Doctorow

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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In this special hour-long episode, host Ken Jones talks with Cory Doctorow, author of the new science-fiction novel Walkaway. In addition to his role as sci-fi novelist, Cory’s a technology activist, journalist, and blogger. His work includes the non-fiction book Informatio... Read more

Hourglass by Dani Shapiro

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  What are the forces that shape our most elemental bonds? How do we make lifelong commitments in the face of identities that are continuously shifting, and commit ourselves for all time when the self is so often in flux? What happens to love in the face of the unexpected,... Read more

Tod Davies: The Importance of Story

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Tod Davies is a celebrated screenwriter, author, and founder of the independent publishing house Exterminating Angel Press.  Her early adventures working with youth in the streets of Liverpool roused her passion for the power of storytelling and helped inspire her trilog... Read more

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Book Riot, Chicago Reader, The Week, and Publishers Weekly. "Supremely literary, distinctly unusual . . . VanderMeer’s deep talent for worldbuilding takes him into realms more remini... Read more

Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 11:00am - 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 Republ... Read more

The Hour of Daydreams by Renee Macalino Rutledge

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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“Renee Macalino Rutledge’s The Hour of Daydreams is a stirring and haunting exploration of marriage, culture, and gender roles. You will find yourself cheering for Tala and Manolo as they stumble through fears and desires, and you will celebrate the choral narration with it... Read more

Experimental Animals by Thalia Field

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "Stemming from a through-line of marital discord in the household of the great French vivisector, Claude Bernard, Thalia Field has discovered a number of voices, some famous, some forgotten, and allowed them all a moment in which to be heard again. This compelling tale i... Read more

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Yann Martel, author of the novel "Life of Pi," discusses his latest work, "The High Mountains of Portugal," in which he examines the nature of faith. In the interview he also discusses the film version of "Life of Pi" as well as a strange correspondence he had with forme... Read more