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Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of San Antonio and the 2018 winner of the Texas Institu...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize award ceremony was held on October 28, 2018 at the Schuster Center. In this special presentation of selection...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 52:45
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What books should thoughtful people read this summer?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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How can truth and love be harnessed to create a more just society?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRZA, KSKQ, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Poet Margaret Hasse shares her poem "Lapses" on this weeks segment of Wordish.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:03
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Our topic this week is creativity behind bars. We showcase poetry from prisoners working with the Indiana Prisoners' Writing Project, a piece by Sh...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:19
Caption: Ideas Books: Will Atkinson
Interview with author Will Atkinson about his book, Class. The topic of class is not only amongst the oldest and most controversial of all concepts...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
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The life and thought of sociologist, historian, philosopher, editor, writer, and activist W.E.B. DuBois.

Bought by WTJU, KSKQ, WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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It’s the rare writer who can pick up where Albert Camus — master of midcentury philosophy and fiction — left off in the modern classic, The Outside...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMUN


  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Edwidge Danticat, Credit: Jonathan Demme
In this conversation, Edwidge explores the writing of her powerful memoir, Brother, I’m Dying.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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John Vaillant, best-selling author of "The Tiger" and "The Golden Spruce," has turned to fiction with his debut novel about a young man trapped du...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 23:50
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What's love got to do with poetry and philosophy?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, XRAY.fm, WMUU-LP, KTSW 89.9, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Can we come to know things poetically that we couldn't get at through other forms of thinking and talking?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WLPR, KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KSFR and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Some critics of popular culture say there aren’t enough accurate portrayals of abortion decisions. But one scholar says, in some recent mother-daug...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 3
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The life and thought of the French feminist philosopher.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KTRL, and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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We give thanks for transformative writers in this episode entitled UNDERSTANDING OTHERS, a show that features excerpts from six programs that highl...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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The World War Z author Max Brooks isn't kidding when it comes to zombies.

Bought by WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends.

Bought by WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Our healthcare system is in a state of transition, with both doctors and patients anxious about where we’re heading. Many doctors are exploring new...

Bought by WCSU-FM, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WMNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Our healthcare system is in a state of transition, with both doctors and patients anxious about where we’re heading. Many doctors are exploring new...

Bought by KVNF, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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David Bromwich introduces us to the conservative hero Edmund Burke, the 18th-century British statesman who befriended the American Revolution, hate...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Three authors talk about how their books relate to peacemaking. The Nonviolent Life by John Dear, Before Happiness by Shawn Achor and Princess Mari...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 28, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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How social media is changing the concept of friendship.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 30, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1