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Chinese-American Lisa See’s 11th novel, “The Island of Sea Women,” centers on the female friendship and family secrets of the haenyeo. For centurie...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 09:44
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Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity and plurality of South Asia. The ensemble’s musicians, who are settled in the United States, hail from Indi...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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“Homage to Humanity” is a stunning coffee table book that contains more than 500 pages and photographs of indigenous tribes from around the world. ...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 09:51
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Pediatrician and public health advocate Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of “What The Eyes Don’t See. A Story Of Crisis, Resistance, And Hope In An Am...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a Never Quit Way of Life with Brazils' Black Belt Master Wald Bloise. We explore the physical, emotional, psychological and...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 27:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Scott Gerson MD choses The Ancient Indian Healing Art of Ayurvedic Medicine as a Way to help Cancer Patients Naturally. Currently, Dr. Gerson is t...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Sonia Patel practices psychiatry in Honolulu and is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novel, “Rani Patel in Full Effect”.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 40:31
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Listen to Popinjay’s CEO Saba Gul, who started out from MIT in a career in engineering and is now making a global social impact through connecting ...

  • Added: May 27, 2017
  • Length: 39:00
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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Chitra, an American Book Award winner, is known for creating tales of vivid women characters who live in either India or America. She is the author...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
Caption: Stephen Kijak, San Francisco, CA 10/26/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Stephen Kijak talks authenticity, serendipity, and making Yoshiki cry.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
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
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
Caption: Xu Haofeng, San Francisco, CA 5/31/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Xu Haofeng talks curved knives, revealing secrets, and what he owes War Kong Wei.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Beverly Parenti, The Last Mile
Human trafficking is estimated to be in the millions--yet only a fraction of it is reported. And taxpayers spend $60,000 per person, per year on in...

Bought by KKRN, KWMR, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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
Caption: Bora Yoon, Credit: Leslie Van Stelte.
Bora Yoon talks about building the sonic design of her album Sunken Cathedral.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julie Otsuka, Credit: Robert Bessoir
Julie Otsuka’s first novel When the Emperor Was Divine explores her family’s history in the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jane Chu, Credit: Courtesy of the Kauffman Center for the Arts
Jane Chu shares her ideas for the agency and the place of art in her own life.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David Mura, Credit: Courtesy of American Program Bureau, Inc.
Poet, Writer and Spoken-Word Performer David Mura uses his considerable talents as a poet, novelist, memoirist and performer to explore what it me...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Arkady Renko, a senior investigator in the Moscow prosecutor's office, is back. Smith’s first book in this 8-book series was “Gorky Park” published...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Sayon Soeun, once a child soldier kidnapped by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge government which killed over two million people, returns to his homeland to s...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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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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In “The Orphan Master’s Son,” this Stanford University creative writing teacher introduces us to the people of modern-day North Korea. Johnson spe...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1