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Caption: Author Rebecca Makkai, Credit: Philippe Matsas
From beautifully-crafted short fiction to page-turning gothic novels, Rebecca Makkai puts art at the heart of her work.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNJR, WABE, KPIP-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Edwidge Danticat, Credit: Jonathan Demme
In this conversation, Edwidge explores the writing of her powerful memoir, Brother, I’m Dying.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dinaw Mengestu, Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
In All Our Names Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Charles W. Morgan at Sea
In his slim, lucid and compulsively readable book Why Read Moby-Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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The World War Z author Max Brooks isn't kidding when it comes to zombies.

Bought by WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends.

Bought by WABE, KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Rosenberger@Dog Eared Books, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
Be it a curmudgeonly Galwegian on the West coast of Ireland, an erudite scholar in Dublin or a literary motorcyclist 'flower child' of San Francisc...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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THE LAST STATION -- Writer/director Michael Hoffman talks with Andrea Chase about using Chekhov to get to Tolstoy, why love is as wondrous and infu...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 16:04