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Beth Katz on Project Interfaith; Katy Scrogin on Sherman Alexie's Blasphemy.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 36:25
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Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf on misconceptions about Islam; Katy Scrogin on The Man Who Quit Money.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 38:24
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Lillian Daniel on the problems of being spiritual but not religious; Katy Scrogin on The Still Point of the Turning World.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 32:00
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Lillian Daniel on spirituality vs. religiosity; Katy Scrogin on A History of Religion in 5 1/2 Objects: Bringing the Spiritual to Its Senses.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 31:18
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S. Brent Plate on experience, materiality, and physical objects. Excerpt from TV documentary, Divided Families: Responding with Faith.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 39:21
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Reza Aslan on Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth; Katy Scrogin on Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 46:35
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“Passages: Treasures of the Bible,” currently is in Springfield, Mo, the fifth stop on a national tour. Learn more about the traveling exhibit here...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:16
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Doris Stengel grew up on the North Dakota prairie, and then moved to the woods and lakes of Minnesota. She's been a high school teacher and has men...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: DC Youth Slam Team
The DC Youth Slam Team is an award-winning internationally acclaimed poetry group. Listen to their poems and find out how it all comes together wit...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KGNU, and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Brian Beatty is a Minneapolis poet, who's work has appeared in numerous print and online publications. He's also hosted a literary podcast for mnar...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Julie Otsuka, Credit: Robert Bessoir
Julie Otsuka’s first novel When the Emperor Was Divine explores her family’s history in the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In Japan, insects (or "mushi") are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Plus: A robot that kills ticks. And more...

Bought by WABE, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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In Japan, insects (or "mushi") are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Plus: A robot that kills ticks. And: A poem about the insect know...

Bought by WDBM, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMNF, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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We've discovered some old gems in our radio archives and sprinkled them through a conversation with John Updike's biographer, Adam Begley, for our ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
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Nancy Schoenberger chronicles the tempestuous romance of Liz & Dick in her book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of...

Bought by WMNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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In February 1996, David Foster Wallace came to Boston. He was the not-quite recognized writer of the massive book, Infinite Jest, which was just be...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KFOK-LPFM, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 36:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by KUAC, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Murder, mystery, and poetry come together in medieval scholar Bruce Holsinger’s new novel set in Chaucer’s London.

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Murder, mystery, and poetry come together in medieval scholar Bruce Holsinger’s new novel set in Chaucer’s London.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WMNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: Michael Lionstar
The author discusses the latest Big Read pick, The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, his novel about an Ethiopian exile in a gentrifying Washingt...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nicholas Wrathall, San Francisco, CA 6/26/2013, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nicholas Wrathall talks starting at the end, putting his money where his mouth is, and why Gore Vidal could not be ignored.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:56
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by KVNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1