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This week on the show: Alexander von Humboldt is still alive - He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amazing Gracie (cover)
The story behind the story of Three Dog Bakery, and how a dog with special needs brought all the elements together.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The Big Pond, Credit: © Goethe-institut
During the Nazi regime, many German artists, scientists, and other intellectuals found refuge in Southern California. The authors Lion Feuchtwanger...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 34:48
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The late poet Kenneth Irby (1936-2015) traveled the States before settling in Lawrence, where he spent his teaching and writing career at the Unive...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNJR, and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jim Armstrong, Andrea Wood, Anne-Marie Dunbar
2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. On this episode of Don't Cha Know we discuss the importance of ...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 26:23
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Independent bookseller Mara Panich-Crouch talks with Sarah Aronson about recently published books from authors near and far while also making gift ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Take note: On this episode we're following the "Race Beat." We talk with Hank Klibanoff who's book "The Race Beat" tells the story of journalists c...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
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A conversation with biologist and naturalist E.O. Wilson on what winning a second Pulitzer Prize meant for him and his Harvard colleagues. A look ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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In this episode we're looking at the small town through the literary lens. Hear how Shirley Ann Grau author of "Keepers of the House" hung up on th...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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Bob Dylan has been singing more than 50 years. But have you ever really stopped to listen to the words?

Bought by Prairie Public, RadioFreePalmer, WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Charles Baxter
In this special anthology on fiction writing, we go to the writing well to fill the creative spirit as several authors share their varied technique...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Author and Publlisher Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Millennial-with-attitude and recent journalism graduate Cheyenne Cockrell challenges Gerald with a dozen questions from wannabes who wake up wantin...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:53
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Previously on CC, we brought you Part One of “How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching” with Winona State Universit...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:05
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On this episode of CC, we bring you “How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching” with Winona State University Profess...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 50:24
Caption: Michelangelo's David
Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and poet - how can one man be so many things? And what did he keep in his basement?

Bought by KVSC and WABE


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Baghdad Radio Orchestra 1938, Credit: Shlomo Elkivity
Professor Nancy Berg examines the legacy of Iraqi-Jewish writers, along with questions of home and identity.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Mary Jo Bang explores the process of translating Dante Alighieri's Inferno, and professor Jessica Rosenfeld explains the origins of literature.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:23
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How well does any nonfiction writer capture "The Truth?" Essayist Edward McPherson explores truth and memory in nonfiction.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 14:17
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Author Kelly Link discusses the archetypes of magical realism and William McKelvy explains the hallmarks and legacy of Gothic literature.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:52
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Publisher and fiction writer, Danielle Dutton, discusses the poetics of suburbia and the roadblocks of women in publishing. In the second half Prof...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:51
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Is there an invisible thread that connects humans to all life around us? Novelist Kathryn Davis explores how the fantastical world in her novel, Du...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:51
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Professor Joe Loewenstein details Shakespeare's creative and intellectual response to accusations of plagiarism by Robert Greene.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 16:39
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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis speaks to its many projects and its summer 2015 production of Antony and Cleopatra.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 13:40
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Roman historian Karen Acton explores the historical identities of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:58
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Scholars and directors shed light on the question of why we continue to study and admire William Shakespeare.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 16:50