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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
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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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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
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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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How gratuitous violence is increasingly turning off viewers - Why German detectives are pacifists - Godzilla's hidden messages - The lasting wisdom...

Bought by WNMU-FM and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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How gratuitous violence is increasingly turning off viewers - Why German detectives are pacifists - Godzilla's hidden messages - The lasting wisdom...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WEZU, WTJU, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 8
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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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Eliot Weinberger joins us by phone from New York City.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 57:24
Caption: Author and Publlisher Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Millennial-with-attitude and recent journalism graduate Cheyenne Cockrell challenges Gerald with a dozen questions from wannabes who wake up wantin...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:53
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-Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and historian Rick Atkinson on his work and career. -New York street photographer left behind more than 300,000 i...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, WXDU, KMRE-LP, KEDT and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Twenty four hours or so have passed since a portrait of the older Atticus Finch as a bigot, complaining about the integration of “Negroes” into th...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
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A new online archive of Grimm’s fairy tales reveals the evolution of these iconic stories, whose earlier versions were often violent and sexually s...

Bought by WABE, Radio Phoenix, WYAP, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Jeff Nunokawa is a professor of Victorian Literature at Princeton University. Nunokawa is known for his unique literary essays on his Facebook page...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 27:58
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Reza Aslan on Zealot and academia; Maxwell Grant on Lev Grossman's Magicians series.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 44:08
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Linda Stasi is a Sunday New York Daily News columnist who specializes in skewering celebrities and politicians. Stasi has won a prestigious Mystery...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:06
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Pratibha Parmar discusses making the recent documentary about an iconic American writer, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, which can be seen on the Am...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Herbert Huncke's line "I'm beat, man" gave Jack Kerouac the label for a generation seeking spiritual sustenance and "kicks" in post-war America.

Bought by KRZA and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Commentator Michael Goldberg on the Dakota War.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:34
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A new edition restores Oscar Wilde's famous novel to its original form.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Library expert Matthew Battles asks David Weinberger, "When the smartest person in the room is the room, how do we design the room?"

  • Added: Apr 25, 2012
  • Length: 26:55
Caption: Cover of Nick Bilton's book, Credit: Random House/Crown
Nick Bilton, The New York Times BITS blog's lead technology writer, talks about his book, "I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works."

  • Added: Nov 20, 2011
  • Length: 41:07
Caption: Local photographer Robert Dawson is capturing libraries across the nation on film, including the Berkeley Tool Lending Library
KALW News has been covering the potential closure of most of Oakland’s 18 public libraries in the coming weeks. Well, Oakland libraries aren’t alon...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Joseph O'Neill
NETHERLAND, the 2009 novel by Joseph O'Neill, won the PEN/Faulkner award. He discusses the arduous process of writing the book, which is set in hi...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 29:00