Fiction

Caroline Leavitt, author of With or Without You

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Novelist Caroline Leavitt joins us to talk about publishing, believing in your writing, her latest novel With or Without You,  as well as her upcoming book. Caroline is the New York Times bestselling author or Pictures of You and nine other novels. Her writing has appeared ... Read more

Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Walter Mosley is much more than a successful mystery writer. He will be remembered by most  readers as the creator of the Easy Rawlins mysteries, but in Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, he shows that he is an astute social critic. His lead character, Socrates Fortlow, ... Read more

Aaron Durán's Season of the Bruja

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Aaron Durán is a comics writer, novelist, and creator of the long-running Portland podcast Geek in the City.  For his debut graphic novel about a young indigenous sorceress, he teamed up with Spain-based artist Sara Soler and letterer Jaime Martinez.  Season of the Bruja... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 30, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zero Fare: While other cities, like Kansas City and Olympia, have abolished fares on public transport, TriMet is poised to approve a substantial fare hike in the Portland metro ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 23, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Border Patrol: Nearly every year since the 1990s the U.S. Congress has increased the appropriation for the Border Patrol and the whole apparatus of border protection. Yet every ... Read more

The Corner That Held Them

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Frann Michel reviews The Corner That Held Them, published in 1948, the sixth novel by British queer communist musicologist and writer Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893–1978). Set mostly in a 14th-century Benedictine convent between the Black Death of 1349 and the Peasa... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 16, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts the Moles’ tribute to MLK Day, which includes the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several boo... Read more

Chasing Me to My Grave

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On a day celebrating Martin Luther King, writer and photographer Matt Witt reviews a memoir by another African American from Georgia who also had a day named after him. The memoir is called Chasing Me to My Grave by Winfred Rembert. Growing up in rural Georgia, Rembert near... Read more

No Man Of Her Own starring Barbara Stanwyck

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/17/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
After she is rejected by her unborn child's father, Helen boards a train, which crashes on the  way to San Francisco. Surviving the accident, she is misidentifed for another prenant woman who was also on board and did died in the accident. The Harkness Family, having never ... Read more

Lynn Steger Strong, author of Flight

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Lynn Steger Strong, author of Want, graces Between the Covers with an interview on her new novel Flight, a poignant inquiry on social class, love, and family.   Lily King calls Flight "arresting and powerful". Read more