Between the Covers

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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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Vanishing by Cai Emmons

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Cai Emmons, author of the new story collection Vanishing, from Leapfrog Press. Cai’s a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, whose previous novels include Weather Woman, The Stylist, and His Mother’s Son, which won an Oregon Book award for... Read more

Between the Covers on 06/04/20

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hurricane Season

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "Brutal, relentless, beautiful, fugal, Hurricane Season explores the violent mythologies of one Mexican village and reveals how they touch the global circuitry of capitalist greed. This is an inquiry into the sexual terrorism and terror of broken men. This is a work o... Read more

A Fortune for Your Disaster

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  “A Fortune for Your Disaster proves that, if you pay attention, Black people have defined and still define themselves for themselves amid roses and dandelions, cardinals and violets, the blues of music and police uniforms, prayer and swagger, Kehinde Wiley paintings and... Read more

Bubblegum by Adam Levin

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Adam Levin, author of the new novel Bubblegum, from Doubleday. Adam’s work includes the novel The Instructions and the story collection Hot Pink. He's been a New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award winner, a recipient of a National Endow... Read more

Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more

SoundMachine

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Rachel Zucker sweeps all the corners in this maximalist project of poems and prose, navigating love, loss, and personal and political despair. Through heartbreaking, often comic, genre-non-conforming pieces spanning the past 10 years, she trains her relentless attention ... Read more

Parts Per Million by Julia Stoops

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Julia Stoops, author of the novel Parts Per Million, from Forest Avenue Press. Julia is a recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Fellowships for visual arts and literature, and was a resident at the Ucross Foundation in 2016. She holds dual degrees in... Read more

The Lucky Star by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of the new novel The Lucky Star, from Viking Press. Vollmann is the author of four collections of short fiction, a memoir, seven works of non-fiction (including the seven-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising... Read more

Me, My Selfie and Eye

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On Between the Covers  Suzanne LaGrande interviews author, speaker, and midlife coach Janna Lopez who has just published her first book entitled, "Me, My Selfie, and Eye: A midlife conversation about lost identity, grief and seeing who you are." Ms. Lopez shares an intimat... Read more