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The experience of performing music is examined by poetry and musical references.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:40
Caption: Dion Graham, Credit: JoAnne Perrin
Actor Dion has narrated hundreds of audio books and is an aural shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mat Johnson takes a satirical look at race and identity.

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:56
  • Purchases: 2
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We hear listener-reader recommendations and a tribute to Ursula K. LeGuin.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:22
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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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Poetry and music about love and longing.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 52:40
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In the second half of our conversation with former California Poet Laureate Al Young, he shares more from his book SOMETHING ABOUT THE BLUES: AN UN...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Martin Puchner
Think about the many stories you’ve heard or read over the years. Some of those stories may have had a major impact on your life, or maybe even the...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Mark Sundeen discusses his book, The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today's America. He also reads a short passage from the book.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Richard Wilbur passed away on October 14, 2017. We remember him with a re-broadcast of our 2009 conversation with him at his home in Cummington, MA...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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Inspired by the documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, we return to an archive interview with the poet John Balaban, who served as a conscientious objector i...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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We look back on the life of novelist Kent Haruf (1943-2014). September 2017 marks the inaugural Kent Haruf Literary Celebration in Salida for this ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Krista Tippett is probably best known as the host & creator of the public radio program On Being. But she's also the author of three books that pul...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 07:36
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Ian Rankin is best known for two characters: Inspector John Rebus, the protagonist of now 21 mystery novels, and the city of Edinburgh, whose dark ...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 10:30
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Author, outspoken vegetarian, social media abstainer and writing teacher Jonathan Safran Foer is author of three novels: Everything Is Illuminated,...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 08:09
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Michael McGriff talks about his artistic process and reads from two collections of poetry. He also discuses his translation of the Swedish Nobel Pr...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KWMR, and KSJD


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham, whose work will appear in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRTY 2017, is also a gifted fiction writer. In this sho...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: T. Geronimo Johnson, Credit: Elizabeth R. Cowan
Johnson's novel Welcome to Braggsville puts four kids from Berkeley in Georgia to protest a Civil War reenactment with a pretend lynching. What co...

Bought by KWMR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 26:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1