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Caption: Irene Taylor Brodsky on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "love languages" with filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky and poet Matthew Zapruder, plus music from Bodies on the Beach.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla visits Mars rover Curiosity at JPL., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Our own Emily Lakdawalla, Planetary Society senior editor and book lover, shares her 2019 list of favorite space books. She also presents a list of...

Bought by KCNP and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue National Novel Writing Month with NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author, Meg Wolitzer. She reads from her most recent novel, THE FEMALE PER...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Paul F. Tompkins on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "finding your voice" with comedian Paul F. Tompkins and activist Anuradha Bhagwati, plus music from Patterson Hood.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival took place in Grand Marais this past weekend. Included among a number of public events was a panel di...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:40
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Author Peter Matthiessen talks with National Writers Series co-founder Doug Stanton.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
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Thriller writer Nelson DeMille and his son Alex talk with Ron Jolly.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
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We mark Veteran's Day with two interviews featuring Alan Proctor. His book, THE SWEDEN FILE: MEMOIR OF AN AMERICAN EX-PATRIATE, was named one of th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Dina Nayeri on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode says there's "no place like place" with writer Dina Nayeri, author Adam Mansbach, and comedian Shain Brenden, plus music from LaRhonda...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Poet Randall Freisinger is the author of five collections of poetry, including his 2019 poetry collection WINDTHROW & SALVAGE. He reads from early...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This program explores the collaboration between author, teacher and activist Stephen Jenkinson and musician, songwriter and singer Gregory Hoskins....

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Kathryn Trueblood discusses her novel, "Take Daily As Needed." She also reads a short excerpt.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Author Susan Orlean talks with To the Best of Our Knowledge host Anne Strainchamps.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
Caption: Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode celebrates "wild cards" with podcasters Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel, comedian Kurt Braunohler, and Mongol Derby winner Lara Prio...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We hear about a fun and charming new children’s book, Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum, by Andrew Joyner; Bemidji community member Rucha Ambikar on growing...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:51
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In 1940s Winchester, England, a woman tries to find her place in the world after great loss in the aftermath of the Great War.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 12:13
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Contributor Andrew Dziengel talks with movie expert Brian Raftery about his new book Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 12:09
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Children’s book writer and illustrator Andrew Joyner has written and illustrated over 40 children's books including The Pink Hat, and The Duck & th...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 09:39
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Rucha Ambikar is a professor of sociology at Bemidji State University. Hear our talk about books and reading, what a childhood in India filled with...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 13:51
Caption: MV Museum, Credit: MV Museum
Guests Include: Island Author, Facilitator and Motivator Lara O'Brien; MV Museum Chief Curator, Bonnie Stacy; and we hear an excerpt from an interv...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:31
Caption: Megan Phelps-Roper on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode interprets what it means to "leave a legacy" with writer and activist Megan Phelps-Roper, comedian Joe Kwaczala, and County Judge Xiom...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Candace Bushnell gave us a reason to sit on our couch every week to soak in the stories of the women--and men--of the 90s television culture-chang...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KWIT, WNIN, KSJD, KUT and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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We conclude our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month with the second part of our interview with poet Xanath (shaw-nath) Caraza, featurin...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Michael Ian Black on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses "getting to the point" with actor and comedian Michael Ian Black, writer Melissa Febos, and Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad,...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparabl...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 26:51