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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin heads out on an adventure with the audio edition of L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
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
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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: 31:19
Caption: Chuck Klosterman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode hits the "social studies" books with writer Chuck Klosterman and humorist Tiffany Midge, plus music from indie pop group Tacocat.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes friends with a group of fiercely loyal outsiders in author Katie Lowe’s The Furies.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Author Jeffrey Eugenides talks with Jeremy Chamberlin.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
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Music as metaphor and subject.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:25
Caption: Still from PC game Auralux: Constiellations , Credit: E McNeill
In Time Out Of Joint, Phillip K. Dick envisioned the same future that NASA did, even if we didn't get there. San Diego Air and Space Museum provide...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 24:08
Caption: Cover art by Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com): Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disapp, Credit: Alex Wild
Kingsolver takes us to 1950s Belgian Congo via the Prices, a missionary family. David Holway from UCSD gives us the rundown on local ant species wh...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 22:44
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Alan Pelaez Lopez shares their forthcoming work, Intergalactic Travels: poems from a fugitive alien. They also read several pieces.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We continue National Hispanic Heritage Month with essayist and fiction writer, Sergio Troncoso. A contributor to the most recent 2019 issue of NEW ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ryan O'Connell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode examines the "figure of speech" with grammar expert Mary Norris of The New Yorker, actor and television writer Ryan O'Connell, and com...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets a pep talk from Rachel Hollis in the audio edition of Girl, Stop Apologizing.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Taken on January 31, 2018 during the "super blue blood moon"; a supermoon, blue moon, and lunar eclipse on the same night! Taken with a Canon 60D camera with a Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 ED AI-S lens using a 2.5 seconds-exposure f/5 at ISO 400. The clouds rolled , Credit: Bill Nguyen
Shane Haggard and Lisa Will from San Diego City College discuss what would happen to the Earth after a meteor knocks the moon closer to us, and wha...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 22:43
Caption: Rhys Darby on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "origin stories" with comedian Rhys Darby, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, and theater performer Ahamefule J. Oluo, wi...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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We begin our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month with Xanath Caraza, a two-time International Latino book award winner in 2018. In part...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin meets a school full of kids with extraordinary powers in Bob Proehl’s The Nobody People.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The story of the African men and women who carried the body of the famous explorer Dr. Livingstone across Africa so that his remains could be retur...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
  • Purchases: 1
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In a not-too distant time, where public gatherings are illegal, making concerts impossible, two women are willing to break the law for their love o...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 13:14

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 10:41
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E.R. Ramzipoor's The Ventriloquists; Sarah Pinsker's A Song for a New Day; Brad Meltzer children’s book series Ordinary People Change the World, hi...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:59
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Poetry about five particular musical instruments.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:23
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Alex Kotlowitz is a writer, author, and movie and radio producer. He joined The Roadhouse to talk with Brian about a number of topics, from his ne...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 15:57
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin learns life lessons from a legend with Life’s Journeys According to Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, Harford Community Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4