Between the Covers

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Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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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Hannah Versus the Tree by Leland de la Durantaye

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Leland de la Durantaye, author of the new novel Hannah Versus the Tree from McSweeney’s Press. Leland is a critic, translator, and professor of comparative literature at the Claremont Colleges. His journalism and criticism have appeared in The New ... Read more

White Dancing Elephants

Airs at: Thu, 12/27/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In luminous, vivid, searingly honest prose, the stories in White Dancing Elephants center on the experiences of diverse women of color—cunning, bold, and resolute—facing sexual harassment and racial violence, as well as the violence women inflict upon each other. Combini... Read more

Whereas

Airs at: Thu, 12/20/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  WHEREAS confronts the coercive language of the United States government in its responses, treaties, and apologies to Native American peoples and tribes, and reflects that language in its officiousness and duplicity back on its perpetrators. Through a virtuosic array of s... Read more

Buttermilk Graffiti by Edward Lee

Airs at: Thu, 12/06/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today’s show, our guest is Edward Lee, author of the book Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef's Journey to Discover America's New Melting-Pot Cuisine, in conversation with Liz Crain, author of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland. In Buttermilk Graffiti, Edward reports back from two y... Read more

The Collected Stories

Airs at: Thu, 11/29/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  The Collected Stories of Diane Williams brings together over three hundred new and previously published short fictions—distilled works of “unsettling brilliance” (Vanity Fair) that have rewritten the rules of the American short story.  “Diane Williams has spent her long... Read more

Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner

Airs at: Thu, 11/22/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Bethany Grabow welcomes author Whitney Gardner to the KBOO studio to talk about her new graphic novel FAKE BLOOD. A middle schooler comes head-to-head with his vampire slayer crush in this laugh-out-loud funny graphic novel that’s a perfect coming-of-age story for anyon... Read more

The Incendiaries

Airs at: Thu, 11/15/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Grieving and guilt-ridden, Phoebe is increasingly drawn into a religious group—a secretive extremist cult—founded by a charismatic former student, John Leal. He has an enigmatic past that involves North Korea and Phoebe’s Korean American family. Meanwhile, Will struggles... Read more

The Alehouse at the End of the World by Stevan Allred

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with  Stevan Allred, author of the new novel The Alehouse at the End of the World, published by Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Stevan’s previous book – the 2013 linked short-story collection A Simplified Map of the Real World: The Renata Stories – was... Read more

Light in Jerusalem: A Memoir: Stuart Perrin

Airs at: Thu, 11/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Stuart Perrin is an American spiritual master of Kundalini Yoga, and has been teaching meditation across the world for the past 45 years. He draws from his experiences in his newest novel, Light in Jerusalem: A Memoir. Set in 2006, in a time of war in the Middle East, hi... Read more

Junk

Airs at: Thu, 10/25/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Tommy Pico's “Junk is a true American odyssey, complete with a reluctant hero who defies all odds to survive. Repulsed by the trashiness of empire, the violence of occupation, this book nonetheless searches in earnest for real tenderness, a romance that isn’t corny. . . ... Read more