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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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“It may well be that the Senate Republicans would be better off confirming some moderate Obama nominee to the Supreme Court now, rather than having...

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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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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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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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
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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David writes both histories and biographies and has narrated many a broadcast program. His latest book is "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris....

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • 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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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with Megan Marshall, the biographer of The Peabody Sisters -- three women who helped found the Transcendentalist movement in the mid-1...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 35:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Virgil's Georgics: an interview with poet David Ferry, who recently translated Virgil's second great poem, The Georgics. We're joined by Virgil sch...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Very personal conversation with author Diane ACKERMAN about The Zoo Keeper's Wife, now a major film.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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"The Face of Poetry" is an exhibit matching black and white photographs of some of the most important poets of the last 50 years with their poems.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 04:09