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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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The Never-Open Desert Diner by James Anderson (pb release)

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with James Anderson, author of the mystery novel The Never-Open Desert Diner. James is a native of the Pacific Northwest, born in Seattle, raised in Portland, and a graduate of Reed College. He founded Breitenbush Books, a publishing company based in P... Read more

Hot Season by Susan DeFreitas

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  An outlaw activist on the run. A pipeline set to destroy a river. And three young women who must decide who to love, who to trust, and what to sacrifice for the greater good. In the high desert of Arizona, three roommates—students at Deep Canyon College, known for its ra... Read more

Kate Ristau on "Clockbreakers: Asterion’s Curse"

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Kate Ristau, author of the new book Clockbreakers: Asterion’s Curse. This fantasy adventure story features Charlie, a girl who must battle evil in another world to save her father with the help of her friends and a Greek god.   Clockbreak... Read more

Look by Solmaz Sharif

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Solmaz Sharif’s astonishing first book, Look, asks us to see the ongoing costs of war as the unbearable losses of human lives and also the insidious abuses against our everyday speech. In this virtuosic array of poems, lists, shards, and sequences, Sharif assembles her f... Read more

Dog Years by Melissa Yancy

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Melissa Yancy, author of the new story collection Dog Years. The book won the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, sponsored by the University of Pittsburg Press, and one of the most prestigious awards for a book of short fiction. Dog Years was chosen... Read more

Amy S. Foster on "The Rift: Uprising"

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy S. Foster, author of the new book The Rift: Uprising. This science fiction thriller features Ryn, a soldier trained to guard The Rift, a gateway that allows access to her community from alternate versions of Earth. RT Book Reviews call... Read more

The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Airs at: Thu, 12/15/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  "If you love stories but distrust them, if you love language and can also see how it is used as a tool or a weapon in the maintenance of status quo, then read The Winged Histories."— Marion Deeds, Fantasy Literature;  "Told by four different women, it is a story of war; ... Read more

Emma Donoghue on "The Wonder"

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Emma Donoghue, author of the new book The Wonder. This historical fiction follows Florence Nightingale-trained nurse Lib as she travels to rural Ireland in 1859 to determine whether a young girl who has purportedly survived with no food for... Read more

Alexander Maksik on "Shelter in Place"

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Alexander Maksik about his new novel, SHELTER IN PLACE, a story set on the Oregon Coast in the early 1990s.  Joseph March, a twenty-one-year-old working class kid from Seattle, has just graduated from college and his future beckons, un... Read more

Between the Covers on 11/24/16

Airs at: Thu, 11/24/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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