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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Meet Behind Mars by Renee Simms

Airs at: Thu, 09/06/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  "I feel like I can't tell one story about a giant mustard penis because it's not about a mustard penis only, but about all of these incidents together, in context, and through time." So begins the title story in Renee Simms's debut short story collection, Meet Behind Mar... Read more

Certain American States

Airs at: Thu, 08/16/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  One of Granta’s Best Young American novelists, Catherine Lacey, the Whiting Award-winning author of The Answers, showcases her literary style in short fiction with Certain American States, a collection of stories about ordinary people seeking—and failing to find—the extr... Read more

Air Traffic by Greogory Pardlo

Airs at: Thu, 08/02/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Gregory Pardlo's father was a brilliant and charismatic man--a leading labor organizer who presided over a happy suburban family of four. But when he loses his job following the famous air traffic controllers' strike of 1981, he succumbs to addiction and exhausts the fam... Read more

Be With

Airs at: Thu, 07/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy "Utterly naked and bereft, elegies, apologies, could-have-beens, Gander grieves and wonde... Read more

Tonight I'm Somone Else

Airs at: Thu, 07/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Chelsea Hodson probes her own desires to examine where the physical and the proprietary collide. She asks what our privacy, our intimacy, and our own bodies are worth in the increasingly digital world of liking, linking, and sharing. Starting with Hodson’s own work exper... Read more

Between the Covers on 07/12/18

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Whirlaway by Poe Ballantine

Airs at: Thu, 07/05/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Poe Ballantine, author of the new book Whirlaway: The Great American Loony Bin, Horseplaying & Record-Collecting Novel, published by Portland’s Hawthorne Press. Poe has published seven books and hundreds of stories and essays, many of which have a... Read more

Between the Covers on 06/29/18

Airs at: Fri, 06/29/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Between the Covers on 06/29/18

Airs at: Fri, 06/29/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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TO THE BRIDGE: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder

Airs at: Thu, 06/28/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  “In TO THE BRIDGE, Nancy Rommelmann takes what many consider the most unforgivable of crimes—a mother set on murdering her own children—and delivers something thoughtful and provocative: a deeply reported, sensitively told, all-too-relevant tragedy of addiction and codep... Read more