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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
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and WNSB


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by WNSB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • 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 KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WNJR, Public Radio for All, WMUU-LP, and 91.7 WHUS Storrs


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: :30
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KRZA, Radio Phoenix, KMRE-LP, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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In a slim, lucid and compulsively readable book, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville’s classic Moby-Dick.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Vaddey Ratner, Credit: Christina Sherk
Vaddey Ratner's novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan honors her lost family

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Kelly Link combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • 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: Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang's book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is a personal story that speaks to the moment.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Biologist Sean B Carroll talks to Craig Barfoot about his latest book, The Serengeti Rules. We find out how wolves can change the physical shape of...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ideas Books: Will Atkinson
Interview with author Will Atkinson about his book, Class. The topic of class is not only amongst the oldest and most controversial of all concepts...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Jan Beatty
Jan Beatty's poetry is unsentimental and clear-eyed about blue-collar work and the people who do it.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Belinda McKeon  , Credit:  Will Chancellor
Novelist Belinda McKeon: Writing 21st century Ireland

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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In his memoir Soul Serenade, Rashod Ollison describes how music was a lifeline during a difficult upbringing.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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When the hurly burly’s done, fair is foul and foul is fair, by the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this way comes, screw your courage to the...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:00
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
Caption: Juan Felipe Herrera Unity Poem Fiesta. , Credit: Courtesy University of California-Riverside
The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow calls for everyone’s heart to speak out.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KFCF FM, KMRE-LP, WLPR, KPVL and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 7
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An in-depth conversation with author Gavin Francis about his book, the human body and his life as a doctor. A beautiful conversation about celebrat...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 24:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine discusses her play The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4