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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The Overstory

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel ... Read more

Grand Union

Airs at: Thu, 10/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of l... Read more

Nadene LeCheminant on her book "The Gates of Eden"

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Bethany Grabow talks with Nadene LeCheminant, author of the book The Gates of Eden. This historical fiction tells the story of Josephine Bell, a seventeen-year-old girl who leaves the slums of Liverpool for a Mormon settlement in Utah Territory in the 1850s, only to fi... Read more

Between the Covers on 10/17/19

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Rob Schlegel has a voice you’d follow into the dark woods, knowing full well it’s hard, awful, daily, plain, living truth you’re running toward. The speaker in this book is a heartbreaker of a storyteller—a synesthesiac of mixed feelings, bad news, and wordsmithery. I fe... Read more

This Particular Happiness by Jackie Shannon Hollis

Airs at: Thu, 10/03/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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On this episode of Between the Covers, we'll hear Jackie Shannon Hollis, author of the new memoir This Particular Happiness: A Childless Love Story, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Liz Scott, author of the memoir This Never Happened. Jackie’s shor... Read more

The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld

Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Ken Jones talks with Rene Denfeld, author of the new novel The Butterfly Girl, from Harper Collins. The Butterfly Girl is Rene’s second novel featuring private investigator Naomi Cottle, aka The Child Finder. The first book is aptly titled The Child Finder, and Rene a... Read more

Home Remedies

Airs at: Thu, 09/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Xuan Juliana Wang’s remarkable debut introduces us to the new and changing face of Chinese youth. From fuerdai (second-generation rich kids) to a glass-swallowing qigong grandmaster, her dazzling, formally inventive stories upend the immigrant narrative to reveal a new e... Read more

Four Men Shaking by Lawrence Shainberg

Airs at: Thu, 09/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Ken Jones talks with Lawrence Shainberg, author of the new book Four Men Shaking: Searching for Sanity with Samuel Beckett, Norman Mailer, and My Favorite Zen Teacher from Shambhala Publications. Lawrence is author of the memoir Ambivalent Zen: One Man's Adventures on ... Read more

The Trojan War Museum

Airs at: Thu, 09/05/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  “Ayşe Papatya Bucak's stories are wide-ranging and capacious, formally playful, and moving.  They speak on behalf of women who are subject to fate and the tides of history. They speak of overcoming, of falling prey, of overcoming again.  They convey history's full force,... Read more