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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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Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

Resurrect Extinct Vibration

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  CA Conrad, author of nine books of poetry and essays, including the Lamba Literary Award-Winning "While Standing in Line for Death," is one of the foremost practitioners of what they call "(Soma)tic Poetry Rituals."  Conrad joins David Naimon today to discuss their curre... Read more

The Book of Lost Saints

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  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

Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “On its surface, Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers is an examination of toxic masculinity through the lens of a queer, indigenous Southwesterner, a book in which alcoholism, violence, and sex under cover of night are both ruefully and sensually described. But e... Read more

Between the Covers on 11/28/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Grand Union

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of l... Read more

Between the Covers on 11/14/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays by Melissa Matthewson

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Melissa Matthewson, author of the new book Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays from Split Lip Press. Melissa is the author of a collaborative chapbook, (un)learning, with Andrea Beltran from Artifact Press. And her essays have appeared in G... Read more

No Good Very Bad Asian by Leland Cheuk

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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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

The Overstory

Airs at: Thu, 10/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel ... Read more