What We're Reading

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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What We're Reading is Northern Community Radio's discussion on the books we're reading and talking about. Hosted and produced by Tammy Bobrowsky.

What We're Reading is Northern Community Radio's discussion on the books we're reading and talking about. Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


119 Pieces

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Caption: Author Steven Rowley, Credit: Byron Lane
Steven Rowley is the author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor. His new novel is a a warm and deeply funny story about a once-famous gay sitcom...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif.


  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 09:37
  • Purchases: 1
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A hilariously quirky novel that is equal parts murder mystery, rom-com, and a celebration of mothers and daughters as well as a deep dive into Chin...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 09:13
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Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with writer Sarah Pinsker. Her new novel is called "We Are Satellites." It's about one family and the technol...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 10:47
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John Green is the award-winning, bestselling author of novels including Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars, and Turtles All the Way Down. H...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 12:04
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"Of Women and Salt" takes us from present day to Miami to a family detention center in Texas, to Mexico and then back to a 19th century cigar facto...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 11:54
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What We're Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Michelle Zauner, writer and indie rock star known as Japanese Breakfast...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 14:25
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In celebration of National Poetry month we talk with black American poet and artist Jasmine Mans. Jasmine is from Newark, New Jersey. She graduated...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 11:49
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"Among fake Instagram pages, long-buried family secrets, and the horrors of middle school, one suburban mom searches to find herself." What We're ...

  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 11:28
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What We're Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with writer David Arnold. His new novel is called The Electric Kingdom. It's ...

  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 13:11
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Janice Kaplan celebrates women geniuses of the past and present, and tells us ways to foster change for women geniuses of the future.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2021
  • Length: 14:24
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Sister-writer duo Maika and Maritza Moulite tell us about their new novel "One of the Good Ones." It’s a story about a family grieving the loss of ...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2021
  • Length: 15:04
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Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Rachel Lynn Solomon, writer and former public radio producer, about her new novel called "The Ex Talk." It’s a romantic...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2021
  • Length: 10:12
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Tammy Bobrowsky talks with young adult writer Sharon G. Flake. Her new novel is called "The Life I’m In", it’s the story of a young woman trapped i...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2021
  • Length: 16:38
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Three generations. Two chicken shacks. One recipe for disaster. Sisters Amanda and Mae clash when a reality TV Show visits their small Kansas town ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2020
  • Length: 11:34
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What We're Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Minnesota Writer Lin Enger. His new novel is called American Gospel. It'...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 10:13
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What We're Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with young adult writer Bill Konigsberg about his new novel "The Bridge." The...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 08:03
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Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a ...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2020
  • Length: 11:11
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FAMILY IN SIX TONES is a duel memoir co-authored by writer and law professor at the Chapman University School of Law, Lan Cao and her daughter Harl...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2020
  • Length: 12:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A true crime story about Dr. James Kauffman, a doctor dealing opioids to a notorious motorcycle gang, and the murder of his wife April Kauffman.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2020
  • Length: 12:41
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In 1989, "The Pillars of the Earth", book 1 of the Kingsbridge series was published and has since become Follett's most popular novel. The Kingsbri...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2020
  • Length: 12:13