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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a pair of adventurous young siblings as the climb the beanstalk in Spill the Beans by Sarah Mlynowski.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Mitchell S. Jackson on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode gets down to "real talk" with writer Mitchell S. Jackson, psychotherapist and author Lori Gottlieb, comedian Mohanad Elshieky, and mus...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We continue our month-long series that features current State Poets Laureate with Alberto Ríos, named Arizona's inaugural Poet Laureate in 2013. In...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tours historic homes with a would-be couple in Playing House by Ruby Lang.

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Colin O'Brady on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode "breaks the ice" with endurance athlete and adventurer Colin O’Brady, author Dani Shapiro, comedian Chris Garcia, and music from Casey...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Susan Kuklin is an author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, well known for her photo essays for young children and her oral ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 21:08
Caption: Matteo Lane on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode "goes rogue" with blogger Geraldine DeRuiter, comedian Matteo Lane, and vegan chef Makini Howell, plus music from Valley Maker.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We kick off a month-long series in August that features current State Poets Laureate with Beth Ann Fennelly. The Mississippi Poet Laureate since 20...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Michael Ian Black on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is a pledge edition of Live Wire that features actor and comedian Michael Ian Black, writer and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib, and ...

Bought by KANW


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 41:16
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a secret battle with The Russian by Ben Coes.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lindy West on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode celebrates "milestones" and Live Wire's 15th anniversary with writer Lindy West, comedian Dave Hill, and music from Pink Martini.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Poet and muralist Jose Faus was born in Bogota, Colombia but grew up in Kansas, just across the Missouri border. In this interview in front of an a...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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On this episode of Art Beat we enter a fantasy realm of magic, swords and dragons with Minnesota author James Petrillo. Petrillo’s most recent nove...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 44:44
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin fights to be the top mom in Manhattan with That’s What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield and Lauren G...

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


  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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British writer Rupert Thomson discusses his eleventh novel, NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU, shortlisted for the 2018 American Library in Paris Book Award, t...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Hanif Abdurraqib on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks what it means to "bug out" with writer and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib, grief expert and podcaster Nora McInerny, and com...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin teams up to save the world with a group of young geniuses in Jess Keating’s first Elements of Genius adven...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: W. Kamau Bell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "other worlds" with comedian and television host W. Kamau Bell, author Karen Russell, and musician Kishi Bashi.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a girl as she follows her dreams in the audio edition of Puddin’ by author Julie Murphy.

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


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Eleanor Tomlinson ("Poldark") and Eugene Simon ("Game of Thrones") star in a new adaptation of E.M. Forster's romantic novel.

Bought by KCHW, KMUN, Spokane Public Radio, KWMR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 9
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin heads to Grandma's house with two adventurous siblings in the audio edition of Sarah Mlynowski's Seeing Red.

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
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Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jennifer Weiner
The times, they are a’changin’. This week on Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks to author Jennifer Weiner, about her newest bestselling book “...

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


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8