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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
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John Larison is the author of "Whiskey When We’re Dry," a book of historical fiction. It’s an epic story of 17-year-old Jessilyn Harney who disguis...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 09:46
Caption: Kelly Church, Credit: Richard Church, Pottawatomi and Ottawa
2018 National Heritage Fellow Kelly Church is an Anishanabe basketmaker who combines a traditional craft with a contemporary eye.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:56
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Delia Owens, the co-author of several nonfiction books on African research and wildlife, has penned her debut novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Thi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 09:50
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Yale University ornithology professor Richard Prum’s newest book is "Evolution of Beauty. How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:53
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Nature writer Craig Childs is the author of Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. It’s a travelogue of places and people, just like us...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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Jennifer Haigh's novel Heat and Light takes a hard look at fracking in an Appalchian town

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:18
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In "Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang,” Pulitzer Prize–winning NYT reporter David Philipps chronicles the story of A...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:47
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Nate Blakeslee is an investigative reporter who usually writes about politics in Texas. In “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession i...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 09:52
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In 2015 Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson made the first free ascent of the nearly vertical 3,000-foot piece of granite mountain known as the Dawn ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 09:57
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In “Himalayan Bound: One Family’s Quest to Save Their Animals–And an Ancient Way of Life” New Mexico-based Michael Benanav travels to northern Indi...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 09:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matthew Willey and Bees, Credit: The Good of the Hive
Matthew Willey's multi-year initiative The Good of the Hive is more than an art project.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 25:12
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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Lennard, who has been riding and fixing bikes for 50 years, is the author of 8 books, including “Zinn and the Art of…” titles about bicycle mainte...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:46
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With 1,200 pages and hundreds of color photographs, this classic sourcebook has had many praised spin-offs from calendars to tv shows. In this upda...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
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The author describes her life after she was fired from the job she thought she would have forever. With time on her hands, she discovered her envi...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:57
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Ted has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, and sliced beef in a meat-packing plant. Considered the master o...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
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After decades of field work in southern Arizona, these two retired Univ of Colorado professors have authored the first in their Arizona Borderlands...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
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Sara's novel about six bonobo apes and the humans in their lives is based on the bonobos who live at The Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa. Go h...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Mike Vlahovich, Credit: Tom Pich
Master Shipwright & 2016 National Heritage Fellow Mike Vlahovich builds and restores wooden fishing boats to keep alive the culture of the working ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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This Paonia, Colorado National Book Award finalist describes a thriller version of possible future water wars in the American Southwest. Is this an...

Bought by KRZA, Radio Newark, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Fen’s book, “Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica,” shows his passion for this otherworldly place and many of its two-footed in...

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


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 3
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British naturalist and jungle survivor of Borneo, Amazonia and the Congo, O’Hanlon sets off this time on a commercial fishing ship in the harsh wat...

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2