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We spend the hour talking with master of the crime fiction genre Tana French, first about her new novel The Wych Elm (given a rave review by Stephe...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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It’s 1939 in southern France and World War II is taking over the lives of two sisters, Vianne and Isabelle. In this well-researched historical nove...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 1
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In Parker’s 22nd book, it’s high noon up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Mammoth Falls, 7880 feet above sea level. The air smells like snow, memo...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 2
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JLB has published 36 books over 50 years. He’s best known for his mysteries, particularly the Dave Robicheaux series and the Holland family storie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
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His box of crayons on his desk inspired Drew's first book, "The Day the Crayons Quit." His parents' generosity served as the bedrock for his latest...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Author of seven post-World War II novels, Joe Kanon takes us back to Berlin, a once grand city now 80% destroyed in the late 1940s. In this book e...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Jason’s first novel was inspired by a dream in which his late mother visited him. He goes on to describe his day job while he was writing the book ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 2
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An international human rights lawyer, Ausma Zehanet Khan in “The Unquiet Dead” introduces two Canadian police inspectors, Rachel Getty and Esa Khat...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jan 31, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Featuring novelist Eric Shonkwiler and work from Quiddity issue 7.2. While Eric has lived and worked in every contiguous US Time zone, the Ohio na...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:05
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This first in a new mystery series is written by a veteran Washington Post reporter and is based on a true crime, the Princeton Place Murders, that...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Open Source in 2001 with John Updike, reflecting on and reading from his novella Rabbit Remembered, the last in a five-part series about an America...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
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This episode we highlight contributors to issue 7.5 including an interview with National Book Award Finalist, poet Matt Rasmussen.

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:47
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A Chilean-born author, Isabel is best known for her novels and memoirs. But now, after deciding not to retire from writing books after all, she's ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elaine Charles, Credit: Former Library of Congress and Miami Herald staffer
A spread of new books about food: from evil sugar to wonderful wine.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:10
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Arkady Renko, a senior investigator in the Moscow prosecutor's office, is back. Smith’s first book in this 8-book series was “Gorky Park” published...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This Chinese-American novelist, perhaps best known for her book, "Joy Luck Club," takes readers to Shanghai and its International Settlement where ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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A crime novelist and poet talks about where in England her books are set, why she chose a hypnotherapist as a character in this novel, "Kind of Cru...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
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“Some days I am overwhelmed by the amount of thoughts and ideas circling through my mind. I reach in to grab one so I can mull it over, feel it, t...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 21, 2013
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
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In “The Orphan Master’s Son,” this Stanford University creative writing teacher introduces us to the people of modern-day North Korea. Johnson spe...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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This debut novel opens up in west Africa with a death and is a portrait of a modern family. Listen in for Taiye’s timely comments on the biggest m...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Credit: Gene Korte
This historical novel brings to life the “Widow of the South,” Carrie McGavock. The bloodiest battle of the Civil War took place on November 30, 18...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 09:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Siobhan’s debut collection of short stories is that most unusual of war books. It's not about the battlefields. Most of the stories take place at F...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 16, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Winner of the Booker Prize, former teacher and one of Ireland’s most famous authors, Roddy talks about his last book in a trilogy, "The Last Republ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 1