Fiction

Ways To Disappear by Idra Novey

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Deep in gambling debt, the celebrated Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda is last seen holding a suitcase and a cigar and climbing into an almond tree. She abruptly vanishes. In snowy Pittsburgh, her American translator Emma hears the news and, against the wishes of her boyf... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns. Tune in for live music and some talk with Fortunato, Just Jess and the Sampler Crew, Today we welcome to the studio David Jacobs-Strain and possibly some friends, who will be performing at the Alberta rose Theater this  Weds. night. Joining Fortunato in... Read more

Oil and Marble by Stephanie Storey

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Stephanie Storey, author of the new book Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo. The novel depicts the fierce rivalry between these two great artists as they struggle to complete their masterworks -- the Mona Lisa and the David -- ami... Read more

The Dying Grass by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2015 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of 10 novels, 4 collections of short fiction, a memoir, 6 works of non-fiction (including the 7-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down), and numerous articles. His latest work is The Dying Grass: A Novel ... Read more

Progressive Spirit

Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Progressive Spirit talks intelligently about spirituality and social justice. Listen to interviews with top scholars, authors, social justice activists, and spiritual leaders from around the world.  Download or subscribe via iTunes! Read more

Poetic License

  --->   Every first Monday from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Poetic License: The liberty taken by an artist/writer in deviating from conventional rules to produce a desired effect.  In this one hour show, the first Monday of every month, Turiya will explore the spoken word art... Read more

Billy Mondo and Theresa Mitchell host A TWISTED CHRISTMAS

Airs at: Thu, 12/25/2014 at 9:00am - 12:00pm
Billy Mondo and Theresa Mitchell host A TWISTED CHRISTMAS  Machine wrapped with vita-vega-mins. Guaranteed 99% plutonium-free. [2018 postscript: we arrived drunk and got drunker.  This is a premeditated radio atrocity, with Will Mustoe's amazing record collection!  Be ye wa... Read more

Black Book Talk on 1/07/10

Airs at: Thu, 10/02/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Described by the Los Angeles Times as "a voice for the struggles of Black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices," J. California Cooper died last week at 82 years old. The Times continued with a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more

Last Stories and Other Stories by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 08/07/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann. the author of nine novels, three collections of short fiction, a memoir, and six works of non-fiction, including the seven-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down. Vollmann won the 2005 National Book Award for Fi... Read more

All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
From acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu, a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award, The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 award, and a 2012 MacArthur Foundation genius grant, comes an unforgettable love story about a searing affair between an American woman and an... Read more