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Caption: Beth Stanford at Hardywood., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Snowflakes form blizzards, and a single voice, of the right pitch, can create an avalanche. Disgusted by the views of the president-elect, Teresa...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 27:30
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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
Caption: Author and Publlisher Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Millennial-with-attitude and recent journalism graduate Cheyenne Cockrell challenges Gerald with a dozen questions from wannabes who wake up wantin...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:53
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Audubon is best known for his 435 paintings of American birds. He came here as a young man in the early 1800s from France with a talent for self-ta...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:47
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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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As runners gear up for race season, Christopher McDougall's book is timely. He spurred on the barefoot running revolution several years ago with hi...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and Radio Newark


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Based on a time-traveling English nurse in the 20th century who is married to an 18th century Scotsman, Diana’s eight books in The Outlander series...

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


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 2
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He used to be one of the many thousands of child soldiers, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s, in dozens of conflicts around the world. Ishmael...

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


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:49
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Anne’s particular talent with her cookbooks is creating well written and easy-to-follow recipes. And as many readers know, this is not always true ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 1
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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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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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The author of “Twenty Chickens for a Saddle” is a social entrepreneur who works in southern Africa. But back when she was 7 she moved from England ...

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
  • 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
Caption: Kristin Richmond & Kirsten Tobey, Revolution Foods
How good food and good data improves student success. The female founders of Revolution Foods and Beyond 12.

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lindsey Turrentine, CNET.com
Lindsey Turrentine, of CNET.com & Caterina Fake founder of Flickr and Findery.

Bought by KWMR, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • 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
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In “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus,” science writer Mann describes what some of the North and South American nations looked ...

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


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 3
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We're introduced to Maine storytelling today through John McDonald, a humorist making his living telling stories in the state's oral tradition. One...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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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: Shellfish larvae at Penn Cove Shellfish Farm., Credit: Hillary Sanders
Shellfish farmers, researchers, and chefs share their concerns about water contamination in the Sound and the danger is poses to shellfish.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Orloff is an Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who incorporates energy medicine in her practice. In her fifth book she invites reader...

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


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Karen's latest book is “Reaching the Animal Mind.” Having started out as the world’s foremost dolphin trainer, Pryor is responsible for developing ...

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


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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George’s “The Tenth of December” has already appeared on many a best-book and award-finalist list. As we readers know, it's not every day that you ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Andy Moore's interview with British actor, writer and director Terence Davies. Andy talks to Davies about the 1992 film The Long Day Closes, a beau...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 37:10