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Caption: Tayari Jones, Credit: Courtesy of Algonquin Press
Novelist Tayari Jones is one writer who loves writng.

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: John Steinbeck's childhood home., Credit: Max Pringle
John Steinbeck, the author of such classics as “the Grapes of Wrath” and “Of Mice and Men” was born to a middle class family in a beautiful, turret...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:27
Caption: Janet Cheatham Bell
In her collection of essays, author and publisher Janet Cheatham Bell emphasizes our mutual dependency. It’s about identifying and using the power ...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Robert Dougherty from north St.Paul, Minn is a writer and a visual artist.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:07
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Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s great Russian tome, War and Peace. While the novel’s great length scares many readers away, ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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January 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. A new book offers Tolstoyan wisdom for troubled times...

Bought by KPVL, CHSR-FM 97.9, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WFHB, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 7
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January 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. A new book offers Tolstoyan wisdom for troubled times...

Bought by WCPN, Radio Phoenix, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • 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
Caption: Charles W. Morgan at Sea
In his slim, lucid and compulsively readable book Why Read Moby-Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Jesse Dermody lives in the woods north of Duluth in a cabin right next to his brother Ryan's cabin. Together they are the band The Brothers Burn Mo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:50
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165 Halloweens on, we still call on Edgar Allan Poe when we want a disturbing kind of classic — all of the horror with none of the guilt. His most ...

Bought by WLPR, KTSW 89.9, KPIP-LP, WCQS, WABE and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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Evolutionary biologist Sean B. Carroll shares his findings on the friendship between writer Albert Camus and biologist Jacques Monod.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 13:25
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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Midnight In Mexico is Alfred Corchado’s reflections on his reporting from mexico for various US based newspapers, including a step by step retellin...

Bought by WART FM, WKAR, KMUN, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: American Sanctuaries
NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR celebrates libraries with this audio anthology of poets, novelists, and memoirists who talk about how they found inspiration...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Reza Aslan on Zealot and academia; Maxwell Grant on Lev Grossman's Magicians series.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 44:08
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Fletcher Harper on GreenFaith; Katy Scrogin on The Man Within My Head.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 33:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Stedman on faith and atheism; Katy Scrogin on Roland Barthes' Mourning Diary.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 39:14