Reader's Corner with Bob Kustra

Series produced by Boise State Public Radio

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Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra features lively interviews with today’s leading writers about ideas and issues that matter today. Join us each week for thoughtful interviews centered around books on a broad range of topics, from world politics and scientific discovery to the best in literary fiction.

Bob Kustra, president of Boise State University, hosts this 30-minute weekly interview program featuring today's leading writers talking about ideas and issues that matter today. Reader's Corner airs weekly on KBSX 91.5 FM. Previous shows are online and available for podcast at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/programs/readers-corner. To listen to previous shows anytime, download our free player from the iTunes App Store.


142 Pieces

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Bob Kustra speaks with Peter Brannen about Earth's mass-extinctions and piecing together the details with the world's leading paleontologists and g...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Bob Kustra and Scott Eyman continue their conversation about the biography "Hank & Jim"

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:15
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Bob Kustra Speaks with Soner Cagaptay about his book "The New Sultan"

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 30:22
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Blaire Briody about her book "The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown"

  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 30:10
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Lisa Servon about her book "The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives"

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Scott Anderson about his book "Fractured Lands."

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:10
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Host Bob Kustra interviews New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith about her biography of Prince Charles.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:02
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Tom Nichols about his book about the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:05
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Craig Johnson about his bestselling series of books featuring Sheriff Longmire of Absaroka County.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:15
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Harvard historian Koehn about courageous leaders throughout history and the attributes they share.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Bob Kustra talks with Letts about her New York Times bestseller, now out in paperback.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Goldstein about her bestseller about a small Wisconsin factory town that confronts huge challenges after GM pulls out.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews veteran U.S. diplomat Matthew Palmer about this latest political thriller.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this President's Day weekend, we're featuring an interview with historian Robert W. Merry about his latest book.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra talks with veteran Brian Van Reet about his novel about the Iraq War.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Drodziak about his new book about the challenges facing Europe.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:56
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Emory University neuroscientist Greg Berns about how dogs and other animals think and feel.

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interview Frankel interviews Frankel about the making of this iconic Western film during Hollywood's Blacklist era.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Andersen about his new book, "Fantasyland, How America Went Haywire, A 500-Year History."

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:01