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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Little Fires Everywhere

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, ... Read more

William Ritter on "The Dire King"

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with William Ritter, author of the new book The Dire King, the final book in the Jackaby series. It is the story of Jackaby, a detective of the supernatural, and his mortal yet clever assistant Abigail Rook as they battle evil forces threatening... Read more

Babbage's Dream by Neil Aitken

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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"In stunningly elegant couplets, Neil Aitken transposes the dreams of machines and humans into musical, sonically deft lyrics that sing songs of ccreation, vision, possibility, futurity. These beautifully crafted poems -- evoking the designs of nineteenth-century mathematic... Read more

Spells: A Novel within Photographs

Airs at: Thu, 09/21/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Twenty years ago, while working as a security guard in an art museum, Peter Rock staved off the job’s inherent boredom and loneliness by trying to make up a story for each photograph, painting and object in the museum. A few years ago, reminded of the pleasures and play ... Read more

Cannibal

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "Safiya Sinclair, a 2016 Whiting Writers’ Award–winner, crafts her stunning debut collection around the beauty and brutality of the word cannibal, whose origins derive from Christopher Columbus’s belief that the Carib people he encountered consumed human flesh. Attacking... Read more

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Airs at: Thu, 09/07/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Jacqueline Woodson's latest novel, "Another Brooklyn" recently out in trade paper, was a 2016 National Book Award finalist. She talks about this poetic tale of four African American girls growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970s with host Richard Wolinsky.   Running into a l... Read more

Why Poetry

Airs at: Thu, 08/31/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  In Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry—and poetry alone—can do. Zapruder argues that the way we have been taught to read poetry is the very thing that prevents us from enjoying it. In lively, lilting prose, he shows us how that... Read more

One Hundred Hungers by Lauren Camp

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Jake Vermaas speaks to poet Lauren Camp about her collection One Hundred Hungers. In her new collection, Lauren Camp explores the lives of a first-generation Arab-American girl and her Jewish-Iraqi parent. One Hundred Hungers tells overlapping stories of food and ritual... Read more

Uncountry: A Mythology

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  "As a descendent of Chantal Akerman and Unica Zürn—among others—Yanara Friedland reimagines the origin myth. Friedland’s permeable pages allow the reader entryway into a “mirror [that] becomes an open door,” a door through which we hear the echo of Ana Mendieta telling u... Read more

Jamie Harrison on "The Widow Nash"

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Jamie Harrison, author of the new book The Widow Nash. A young woman is called in to uncover the missing profits after her dying father returns from a business deal empty-handed. Her father’s business partner, who also happens to be her ex-... Read more