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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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Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Ottessa Moshfegh, whose collection "Homesick for Another World" and novel "Eileen" have gotten great reviews, is considered one of America's top fiction writers under the age of forty. She is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky Ottessa Moshfegh’s debut novel Eileen was... Read more

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan Parker

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé uses political and pop-cultural references as a framework to explore 21st century black American womanhood and its complexities: performance, depression, isolation, exoticism, racism, femininity, and politics. The poems weave bet... Read more

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husb... Read more

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos

Airs at: Thu, 03/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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“Abandon Me is, in many ways, a story about how a woman’s body and the body of literature hold memory. In other ways, Abandon Me is a story about stories. Febos weaves familial stories, feminist stories, communal stories, literary stories and love stories all at once reveal... Read more

Cathy Camper on "Lowriders to the Center of the Earth"

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Bethany Grabow talks with Cathy Camper, author of the books Lowriders in Space and Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. These graphic novels feature a trio of friends who experience out-of-this-world adventures in their quest to make the most epic lowrider.   Publis... Read more

A Really Good Day

Airs at: Thu, 03/02/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Ayelet Waldman is a mother of teenagers, a former federal public defender, and a writer living with mood disorders who discovers an underground culture of clinicians advocating for the therapeutic use of LSD.  Having exhausted virtually every other medical option for her... Read more

Marni Bates on "Dial Em for Murder"

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Marni Bates, author of the new book Dial Em for Murder. This light-hearted mystery tells the tale of Em, an aspiring writer caught in the middle of a dangerous game of murder and mayhem during a visit to her local Starbucks. Dial Em for Mur... Read more

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We’ll need writers wh... Read more

Between The Covers with Roxane Gay, DIFFICULT WOMEN - WINTER DRIVE SPECIAL

Airs at: Thu, 02/09/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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***WINTER DRIVE SPECIAL*** If you like programming like this, please support KBOO during our Winter Membership Drive by calling 877-500-5266 (KBOO) during the show on February 9th or by going online at kboo.fm/give and letting them know you love Between The Covers in the c... Read more

Gravity's Rainbow translator Max Nemtsov

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Max Nemtsov, a writer, translator, and editor based in Moscow. Max’s translation credits include a long list of great American post-war writers including Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, J.D. Salinger, Ken Kesey, Richard Brautigan... Read more