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Caption: Dolly Jacobs, Credit: Richard Czina
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For aerialist and 2015 National Heritage Fellow, Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.

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


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made hea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Romance, dating, sex and - Muslim women? Nura Maznavi’s book “Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women”

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 22:46
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Anne’s particular talent with her cookbooks is creating well written and easy-to-follow recipes. And as many readers know, this is not always true ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The author of “Twenty Chickens for a Saddle” is a social entrepreneur who works in southern Africa. But back when she was 7 she moved from England ...

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kristin Richmond & Kirsten Tobey, Revolution Foods
How good food and good data improves student success. The female founders of Revolution Foods and Beyond 12.

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lindsey Turrentine, CNET.com
Lindsey Turrentine, of CNET.com & Caterina Fake founder of Flickr and Findery.

Bought by KWMR, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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“The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café” is the 15th installment in this series. Mma Ramotswe needs all of her problem solving talents to help her friend ...

Bought by WABE and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 22, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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In this enlightening memoir about her parents’ deaths, the author lays out some of the difficulties in having the so-called good death when teamed ...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This first in a new mystery series is written by a veteran Washington Post reporter and is based on a true crime, the Princeton Place Murders, that...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Orloff is an Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who incorporates energy medicine in her practice. In her fifth book she invites reader...

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


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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A Roman Catholic Sister in her 80s who wrote “The Grace to Race, “ she’s the oldest person ever (man or woman) to finish an Ironman Triathlon. This...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 2
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A Chilean-born author, Isabel is best known for her novels and memoirs. But now, after deciding not to retire from writing books after all, she's ...

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


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Though she identifies herself as just an ordinary person with a dream, au contraire, Jenny’s accomplishments are stunning. She is an American who...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sherrie Maricle and Diva, Credit: Shaun Mader
Sherrie Maricle has played with Jazz legends, leads an all-woman big band, and forges new roads for woman in jazz.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen's latest book is “Reaching the Animal Mind.” Having started out as the world’s foremost dolphin trainer, Pryor is responsible for developing ...

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


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This Chinese-American novelist, perhaps best known for her book, "Joy Luck Club," takes readers to Shanghai and its International Settlement where ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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A crime novelist and poet talks about where in England her books are set, why she chose a hypnotherapist as a character in this novel, "Kind of Cru...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Lauren Staley fronts The Whiskey Gentry, a roots band from Atlanta that draws heavily from bluegrass and traditional country storytelling. With a ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, WSLR, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the only first wife remaining among her husband’s tight-knit group of friends in Atlanta. The author talks about Lesli...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 06, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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This debut novel opens up in west Africa with a death and is a portrait of a modern family. Listen in for Taiye’s timely comments on the biggest m...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1