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Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

Everything You Are

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kerry Anne King’s novel, Everything You Are, a novel about a Cello with a soul and the humans that are fated to love and protect it. Read more

Radiozine: Good Vibes Only

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
On this episode of Good Vibes Only, Mike Bennett shares how he came to fame through adapting memes into wooden cutout art.  From characters ranging from Pikachu to Homer, find out how they've become public fixtures in Portland, and how you can go on a treasure hunt to claim... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 11/29/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show, we discuss the life and work of the late Grace Paley, one of the true masters of the short story form, and a great poet, essayist, and activist, as well. There’s no one better to talk Grace with than our guest Judith Arcana, author of the book Grace Paley’s... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 11/25/19

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/26/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the special Thanksgiving edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the only radio show offering a vegan menu for the occasion. No actual entrees, just the menu itself, which is entirely plant-based. Our guests tonight are Kaitlin Statz and Travis Vengroff of Fool and Sch... Read more

excerpts from "The Cowboy And The Cossack" a novel by Clair Huffaker

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, Fortunato presents the opening chapters of Clair Huffaker's 1973 novel "The Cowboy and The Cossack". A re imagining of the tradition cattle drive story as a group of Montana cattle drovers have been hired to drive a herd of 500 longhorns across a 1,000 miles of the... Read more

Fiction Review

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Having battled in himself for the past decade or so a rather stiff prejudice against best sellers, book mole Larry Bowlden is happy to recommend two popular authors and their 2019 novels. Ann Patchet for her very perceptive novel about families, The Dutch House. And Alice H... Read more

Kevin Huizenga

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kevin Huizenga's comics don't hew to any typical narrative structure.  In self-published zines like Super Monster as well as award-winning graphic novels like Curses, Huizenga's long-suffering protagonist Glenn Ganges moves forward, backward, and sideways in time, grappl... Read more

The Book of Lost Saints

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older. Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, sha... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more