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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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Tonight I'm Somone Else

Airs at: Thu, 07/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Chelsea Hodson probes her own desires to examine where the physical and the proprietary collide. She asks what our privacy, our intimacy, and our own bodies are worth in the increasingly digital world of liking, linking, and sharing. Starting with Hodson’s own work exper... Read more

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War

Airs at: Thu, 06/21/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  A revelatory and necessary read on one of the most destructive wars of our time . . . In great personal detail, Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple poignantly capture the tumultuous life in Syria before, after, and during the war—from inside one young man’s consciousness.”... Read more

Motherhood

Airs at: Thu, 06/14/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, and humor that have won Heti international acclaim and made How Should A Person Be? re... Read more

Amy P. Knight on "Lost, Almost"

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy P. Knight, author of the new book Lost, Almost. This genre-bending story revolves around renowned physicist Adam Brooks and his nuclear weapons work in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Reflections of his relationships come from generations of ... Read more

Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  "Splendidly eccentric...Hearken ye fellow misfits, migrants, outcasts, squint-eyed bibliophiles, library-haunters and book stall-stalkers: Here is a novel for you.” —Wall Street Journal "Ferociously intelligent...A tragicomic picaresque whose fervid logic and cerebral w... Read more

Silk Poems

Airs at: Thu, 05/24/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Silk is compatible with body tissues; our immune system accepts it on surfaces as sensitive as the human brain. In conjunction with Tufts University’s cutting edge research on liquefied silk, Jen Bervin mixes poetry with medical technology in the form of a silk bio-senso... Read more

Things that Join the Sea and the Sky by Mark Nepo

Airs at: Thu, 05/17/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mark Nepo has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher."  He is a bestselling author, publishing twenty books and recording fourteen audio projects.  Last year, he became a regular columnist... Read more

Favorite Daughter by Nancy Huang

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Favorite Daughter is a poetry collection trying to uproot America from inside the body, and find where China is buried underneath. Divided into four parts, Daughter explores ideas like navigating hybridity, localism, and harmony in ways that disturb commonly-held notions ab... Read more

Lacking Character by Curtis White

Airs at: Thu, 05/03/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Curtis White, author of the new novel Lacking Character, published by Melville House. Curtis has published seven earlier books of fiction, including Memories of My Father Watching TV and Requiem. His nonfiction includes The Middle Mind: Why Americ... Read more

Carbon Ideologies by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 04/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of Carbon Ideologies, a new two-volume work about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming. The first volume – No Immediate Danger – is now available. And the second volume – No Good Alternative – go... Read more