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Amitav Ghosh’s newest novel Gun Island is a story about both two of his great themes - migration and climate.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There’s an eviction crisis in the United States, and it’s disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, WRGY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: We Are Not Done Yet, Credit: HBO
A talk with Jeffrey Wright about his documentary that looks at veterans writing and performing collective poems.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Kiersten White's retelling of the Mary Shelley's classic novel from the point of view of Mrs. Frankenstein.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:36
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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
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Author Roxanna Elden discusses her new satirical novel Adequate Yearly Progress, which tells the story of the teachers’ lives across one year in th...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 45:49
Caption: Kiran Singh Sirah
A conversation with Kiran Singh Sirah--head of the International Storytelling Center which builds community one story at a time.

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Emily St John Mandel's post-apocalyptic novel Station Eleven looks at what endures when civilization ends.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:28
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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This week Colloquial explores Harley Warrick's Mail Pouch Tobacco, The Night Sky this Week, This Week's History Lesson and a reading from John Bur...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 11:14
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How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: :30
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How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

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


  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known work of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated au...

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, KKRN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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An interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Elizabeth Fenn -- The wondrous worlds of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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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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A conversation with the New York Times' newest crosswords editor - The forgotten genius of Christopher Marlowe

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WVAS, KMUN, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WLPR, KUHF, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WTJU, WCWP and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by WVAS, KRZA, WLPR, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Learning lessons on immigration in one of the nation's largest detention centers -- Tracking poachers in Appalachia -- Violent TV turning viewers o...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Learning lessons on immigration in one of the nation's largest detention centers -- Tracking poachers in Appalachia -- Violent TV turning viewers o...

Bought by WCWP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8