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Harvard professor Elisa New explores the value of poetry in a social setting as it relates to her PBS production, "Poetry in America."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dion Graham, Credit: JoAnne Perrin
Actor Dion has narrated hundreds of audio books and is an aural shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Mat Johnson takes a satirical look at race and identity.

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:56
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation with the New York Times' newest crosswords editor - The forgotten genius of Christopher Marlowe - A memoir chronicles a life of disa...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with the New York Times' newest crosswords editor - The forgotten genius of Christopher Marlowe - A memoir chronicles a life of disa...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, KMRE-LP, WCWP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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How gratuitous violence is increasingly turning off viewers - Why German detectives are pacifists - Godzilla's hidden messages - The lasting wisdom...

Bought by WNMU-FM and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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How gratuitous violence is increasingly turning off viewers - Why German detectives are pacifists - Godzilla's hidden messages - The lasting wisdom...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WEZU, WTJU, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 8
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How gratuitous violence is increasingly turning off viewers - Why German detectives are pacifists - Godzilla's hidden messages

Bought by WFHB, KKRN, WUGA (part of GPB), WNMU-FM, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Edgar Allan Poe
Mystery Writer Laura Lippman talks about the terrifying brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Bought by WLPR, WNJR, WJFF, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Justin Cronin's book, The City of Mirrors marks the end of the Passage trilogy--and what a ride it was!

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julianna Baggott , Credit: Laura Ciociola
Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders took Julianna Baggott 18 years to write. Julianna discusses how writing 14 other novels in a variety of genr...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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Nancy Schoenberger chronicles the tempestuous romance of Liz & Dick in her book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of...

Bought by WTJU, KFOK-LPFM, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by KVNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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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With seven unpublished novels wasting away on his hard drive, Tony Vanderwarker was astonished when world-renowned author John Grisham offered to t...

Bought by WTJU, WMNF, WCAI / WNAN, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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With seven unpublished novels wasting away on his hard drive, Tony Vanderwarker was astonished when world-renowned author John Grisham offered to t...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 53:51
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You've heard of Robin Hood, King Arthur, and even Beowulf. But Bevis of Hampton?

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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You've heard of Robin Hood, King Arthur, and even Beowulf. But Bevis of Hampton?

Bought by KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 3
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On this episode of Art Beat, we feature a MN based writer that creates his art in coffee shops. William Kent Kruger has written over 15 novels, 13 ...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 37:44
  • Purchases: 2
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A tornado that devastated Fayetteville, Tennessee the week author Clint McCown was born is the setting for his latest award-winning novel, Haints.

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A Confederacy of Dunces, by New Orleans-born John Kennedy Toole, is one of the great stories of American literature. A new biography of Toole tells...

Bought by WCWP, WABE, and WTJU


  • Added: May 10, 2013
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 3
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On this episode of Wordy Birds we interview author and filmmaker Carson Mell about his lastest book, The Blue Bourbon Orchestra, and its themes of ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 26:39
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In the “Great Golf Marathon of 1938,” an eccentric Chicago stockbroker attracted international attention by wagering he could play 33 rounds of gol...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2