PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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
Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)
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
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Bob Kustra interviews Rick Bass about his book "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes"

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:01
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Author Mary Ellen Ashcroft joined Julie on The Roadhouse to talk about her latest book.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 16:48
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Gail Francis is an author and outdoor enthusiast based in Duluth. Her book, "Bliss(ters): How I Walked From Mexico to Canada One Summer," chronicl...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 20:40
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Jonathan Evison about his novel.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Writer Dean Klinkenberg talks about his journeys along the Mississippi River

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 08:56
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Off the coast of Virginia, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lies a shrinking island called Tangier. Here, an unlikely adventurer docked his sai...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Megan Gebhart on MIW, Credit: Allegra Bandy
Making It Work Season 1-Episode 8 with Megan Gebhart, author of 52 Cups

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 24:26
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This is a remembrance of Peter Matthiessen. He invited us to his house in Sagaponack, to hear a story. He gave his characters' accents, fun for him...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Boundary Waters lover Barry Johnson has put together a book of essays about his favorite place, the "BWCA Reader." Several dozen stories from diffe...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Ruth Ozeki talks about her acclaimed new novel, A Tale For The Time Being. It’s about a Japanese-American teenager, an American-Japanese writer, an...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Taylor Tower at CKUT studios in Montreal, Canada
Edward Packard, the man behind the Choose Your Own Adventure books, talks about how he came up with the concept and what role adventure has played ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 12:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Sea
Homer's Odyssey re-imagined through my neighbors' experiences on the wine-dark sea.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the second half of the nineteenth century, American and Russian traveled to each other's countries and wrote about their experiences and observa...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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During the Cold War of the 20th century, Russians and Americans saw each other as rivals. But as Kelley Libby reports, that rivalry was cultivated ...

Bought by KENW and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Lisa Brandom, Rich Adams, and Lynn Ramage Shafer share about the transition to new perceptions: of God, of familiar places, and of humiliation. Sou...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jonathan Green, author of "Murder in the High Himalaya", Credit: jonathangreenonline.com
Chinese troops shot and killed a 17-year-old Buddhist nun trying to flee Tibet. Foreign mountaineers got the whole thing on video. (Q&A with Jonath...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2011
  • Length: 06:40

  • Added: Jul 22, 2010
  • Length: 09:14
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Interview with author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain on the state of American food and being a celebrity chef.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KICI, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 28:43
  • Purchases: 3
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If you take a bus ride this holiday season, it's probably just to get where you need to go. But when Kath Weston travels on buses, it's usually pa...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 03:45
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Explores how and where people celebrate Thanksgiving, what they cook, with whom they dine, how the literature they love captures the essence of foo...

Bought by KBYS 88.3 FM, KRPS, WGCU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSFR and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Halloween is not just kids and candy. It is about masks and identity, horror as well as grown-up fun.

Bought by WNJR, KXOT Public Radio, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Halloween is not just kids and candy. It is about masks and identity, horror as well as grown-up fun.

Bought by KALH, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2008
  • Length: 59:21
  • Purchases: 12