Between the Covers

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Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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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What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, we speak with Omar El Akkad about his novel What Strange Paradise, recently released in paperback. Called “an instant classic” by the New York Times, What Strange Paradise is the searing story about one boy’s perilous journey toward safety in a desperate... Read more

All the Secrets of the World by Steve Almond

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fans of beloved writer, Dear Sugar columnist, and writing teacher Steve Almond rejoice as we talk to the author about his first novel All the Secrets of the World. Sara Lippman of the Chicago Review of Books says: "All the Secrets of the World is a masterful, nervy, comple... Read more

Vigil Harbor by Julia Glass

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, our guest is Julia Glass, author of the new novel Vigil Harbor from Pantheon. Vigil Harbor is a rich, complex delve into the lives of one community in the near future wrestling with climate disaster, pandemics, domestic terrorism, and family dissolution... Read more

The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today's episode, our guest is Sara A. Mueller, author of the new novel The Bone Orchard from Tor Books. The Bone Orchard is speculative fiction about a world of politics and murder in a meticulously created world of intrigue and brutality. According to Buzzfeed magazine... Read more

You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe by Rebecca Brown

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, our guest is Rebecca Brown, author of the new cycle of essays You Tell the Stories You Need to Believe from Chatwin Books. In the new book, Brown explores life's biggest questions: time, memory, love, and how we endure. Brown is the author of ten books ... Read more

Between the Covers on 03/31/22

Airs at: Thu, 03/31/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Night Always Comes by Willy Vlautin

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, our guest is Willy Vlautin, Portland-based novelist and founding member of Richmond Fontaine and The Delines. We talk about hope, gentrification, trauma, and how songs become novels, as with his latest book -- The Night Always Comes.  In the words of Ri... Read more

Letter to a Stranger: To the Ones Who Haunt Us

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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How do brief encounters with strangers change us?   In this episode of Disobedient Femmes, Suzanne LaGrande  speak with essayist, teacher, and editor Colleen Kinder who has just published Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us.   In the interview, Ms. Kinde... Read more

Elizabeth McCracken, from Boston to Austin

Airs at: Thu, 02/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fiction writer and memoirist Elizabeth McCracken joins us to discuss her latest short story collection, The Souvenir Museum (which is long-listed for the National Book Award in fiction), as well as her novels and thoughts about good writing. Whether writing nonfiction abou... Read more

A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays by Marc Bookman

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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"The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy." -- Martin Luther King On today's episode, we welcome Marc Bookman, author of the new book A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays from T... Read more