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Alan Pelaez Lopez shares their forthcoming work, Intergalactic Travels: poems from a fugitive alien. They also read several pieces.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Anne Helen Petersen discusses her book, Too Fat, Too Slutty, To Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman. She also reads a short passage.

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ideas Books: Mike Gonzales
Interview with author Mike Gonzales about his book, The Last Drop. The one indispensable resource, water is increasingly controlled and even owned...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:04
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The 2016 Features Editor of THE NATION, Kai Wright, discusses his 2009 anthology, THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE THROUG...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with the Washington Post's Peter Finn about his fascinating book.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:10
Caption: David Auburn
Two short plays about political operatives by Pulitzer Prize Winner David Auburn. In the comic DAMAGE CONTROL, a political aide has a public relati...

Bought by WNPR, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode of Wordy Birds we interview author and political activist David George Ball about his book, A Marked Heart, and the historic day he...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 27:30
Caption: Levi Fuller, Credit: Mark Blasco
Songwriter Levi Fuller discusses his approach to writing songs inspired by Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States. Written and perf...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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Election day is closing in, and Jill Lepore has a hip historian's take on the question: What Would the Founding Fathers Do? Jill Lepore says there'...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
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Stephanie Kaza links buddhism and sustainability in her new book, MINDFULLY GREEN: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking. Sea Cha...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:03
Caption: Gwendolyn Brooks
Hear some of the great African American poets who have lived and worked in Chicago.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KZYX, WRGY, WLPR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2009
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 23
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Poems from the acclaimed documentary: Scouts are Cancelled

  • Added: Jul 31, 2007
  • Length: 07:21
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Michael Bloomberg in conversation with Sheryl Sandberg.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 59:29
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The art and poetry of Bob Dylan's music

  • Added: Jun 28, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
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this is a story i wrote last spring about changing my name and being gender-queer

Bought by WGDR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 1
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A profile of Alix Olson - award winning spoken word performance artist/activist considered by some “one of the ten most dangerous women in America.”

Bought by KUER, KUT, KZYX, WCAI / WNAN, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 11
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black arts movement poet reads an anti war poem

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 01:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Muslim scholar Leila Ahmed argues for an alternative to fundamentalist Islam, for an oral, ethical tradition, passed down from mothers and grandmot...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WFUV, and KZYX


  • Added: Jun 30, 2004
  • Length: 17:40
  • Purchases: 4
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Confronting the tyrannies of our times through the transformative power of the novel.

Bought by KZYX, WETA, WFUV, KZYX, and WYSO


  • Added: Feb 28, 2004
  • Length: 22:40
  • Purchases: 5