Fiction

Fiction Review

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Having battled in himself for the past decade or so a rather stiff prejudice against best sellers, book mole Larry Bowlden is happy to recommend two popular authors and their 2019 novels. Ann Patchet for her very perceptive novel about families, The Dutch House. And Alice H... Read more

Kevin Huizenga

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kevin Huizenga's comics don't hew to any typical narrative structure.  In self-published zines like Super Monster as well as award-winning graphic novels like Curses, Huizenga's long-suffering protagonist Glenn Ganges moves forward, backward, and sideways in time, grappl... Read more

The Book of Lost Saints

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older. Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, sha... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more

"Some Places More Than Others," Renee Watson, 11/7/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Everything and everyone has a story, a beginning.      All Amara wants for her birthday is to visit her father's family in New York City—Harlem, to be exact. She loves her home in Beaverton, but can't wait to finally meet her Grandpa Earl and cousins in person, and to stay... Read more

No Good Very Bad Asian by Leland Cheuk

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Leland Cheuk, author of the new novel No Good Very Bad Asian, from C&R Press.  No Good Very Bad Asian is Leland’s third work of fiction, following his novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong, and a collection of short stories, Letters from Dinosa... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Portland Book Festival 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
For many of us here in Portland, the colder, wetter days of Fall mark the start of perfect reading weather. And there’s no better way to kick off the season than the city’s biggest literary event of the year, the Portland Book Festival. The annual Festival, organized by th... Read more

Halloween Special featuring a short story by Ray Bradbury and The Creature With The Atom Brain.

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
In celebration of Halloween Fortunato and DK recall some different horror films, staying up to watch  films on late night television, like cult classic "The Creature With The Atom Brain", and some special music. With a special presentation of the short story "Night" by Ray ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 10/28/19

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/29/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Halloween edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the only radio show that gives out full-sized candy bars at the door.  Our guests tonight are the audio theater team of Joe Medina and Jamie Lawson, collectively known as Ollin Productions. Joe and Jamie are... Read more

10 TRIPP-P 6Oct2019

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 11:45pm - Sun, 10/31/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the 10th episode, TRIPP-P hosts Cory Elia & Lesley McLam discuss: *several articles detailing the recent violence against the unhoused community (including the murder of four people in NewYork City), *the lack of bathrooms in the City of Portland, *the Joker movie, *&... Read more