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Chris Abani, author of Smoking the Bible

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
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From poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest and humanitarian Chris Abani, comes his latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile and rebirth. Part 1 of 2. Read more

Mary Helen Stefaniak, author of The World of Pondside and The Six-Minute Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
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Halloween is just around the corner, so we have a double treat for you on today's episode. Mary Helen Stefaniak is here to talk about her two new books: The World of Pondside, a rollicking, cyber mystery set in a retirement home, and The Six-Minute Memoir: Fifty-Five Short ... Read more

$5 For Three Minutes by Cammie Toloui

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Photojournalist Cammie Toloui joins us on Between the Covers to talk about her photoessay book $5 For Three Minutes. The new book explores Cammie's time as a stripper at San Francisco's Lusty Lady Theater, where she photographed the people who paid for peep shows, revers... Read more

Small World by Jonathon Evison

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, our guest is novelist Jonathon Evison, author of the New York Times bestsellers Lawn Boy, West of Here, and All About Lulu. We talk with Jonathon about his new novel, Small World, an epic American tale that spans generations. The New York Times Book Rev... Read more

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

Comedian Hannah Gadsby on her creative process and more during the pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Hannah Gadsby is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian and writer who captured the world’s attention with her sensational standup shows NANETTE and DOUGLAS and ignited global conversations around such tough topics as homophobia, misogyny, and autism.  Now, she's em... 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