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Eleanor, or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love
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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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Eleanor, or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love

Airs at: Thu, 09/27/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  “Moschovakis is in search of a way of presenting a woman’s life that is not expressed solely through family and bonds with others—that rebuffs inherited conventions while acknowledging that women are still labouring their way through the mare’s nest chaotically erected b... Read more

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Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison

Airs at: Thu, 09/13/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  The western novel is an American literary tradition, and our guest today, John Larison, has written one of the best ones in recent memory. Whiskey When We’re Dry tells the story of teenaged Jessilyn Harney, who when her father dies in the spring of 1885, dresses up like ... Read more

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

You Will Always Be Someone From Somewhere else : Mình sẽ luôn là người nọ đến từ nơi nọ

Airs at: Thu, 08/30/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  How to make something vỡ, something broken, something shattered beautiful?  Cách làm cái gì đó vỡ, cái gì đó broken, cái gì đó vụn tan rạng rỡ? In Dao Strom’s collection of poetic fragments, You Will Always Be Someone From Somewhere Else,  translated by Ly Thuy Nguyen ... Read more

Okay Fine Whatever by Courtenay Hameister

Airs at: Thu, 08/23/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On today’s show, our guest is Courtenay Hameister, Portland-based author of the new book Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went From Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, in conversation with Gigi Little, editor of City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portl... 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

Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists by Donna Seaman

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Who hasn't wondered where-aside from Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo-all the women artists are? In many art books, they've been marginalized with cold efficiency, summarily dismissed in the captions of group photographs with the phrase "identity unknown" while each male... 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

The Green Burial Guidebook by Elizabeth Fournier

Airs at: Tue, 07/31/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Emily Young talks to author Elizabeth Fournier about her new book The Green Burial Guidebook. Funeral expenses in the United States average more than $10,000. And every year conventional funerals bury millions of tons of wood, concrete, and metals, as well as millions o... Read more