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In this episode, married co-authors Kevin Flynn & Rebecca Lavoie. Together, they have written four true crime books, most recently Dark Heart: A Tr...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 08:13
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Alexander Chee is a careful craftsman of language. As we came to find out, when we talked to him from Argot Studios in NYC, he is as measured, unas...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
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We spoke to YouTube superstar Grace Helbig after the publication of her second tongue-in-cheek guide, Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Marianne Williamson has written six New York Times best sellers, including The Age Of Miracles and A Return To Love. Known in some circles as Holly...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:56
Caption: Virginia sits on the floor to interview Tom Perrotta at Harvard Book Store., Credit: Sara Plourde
Tom Perrotta is the author behind, among others, Little Children, The Abstinence Teacher, and The Leftovers, now a hit HBO drama which he co-writes...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:45
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Megan Abbott has been called "David Lynch for teenagers". Her 2014 novel "The Fever" landed on best books of the year lists from The School Library...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:38
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Satirist Christopher Buckley, author of "Thank You For Smoking", "The White House Mess", and "The Relic Master", takes us into his writing process.

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 08:33
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Caption: Virginia Prescott chats with Alexander McCall Smith backstage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, Credit: Sara Plourde
The prolific author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series talks about his writing process.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
Caption: Mickela at the Asrlar Sadosi Festival in Navoi, Uzbekistan -, Credit: Madina Khusanova
As host of the Emmy Award-winning series Barefeet, Mickela Mallozzi travels the world learning the traditional dances and music of each place she v...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Caption: Patti Smith chatting with Virginia Prescott backstage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth
National Book Award winner Patti Smith, also known as "the godmother of punk", dishes on what inspires her writing, what her editing process entail...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:47
Caption: Salman Rushdie and Virginia Prescott backstage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, Credit: Sara Plourde
Salman Rushdie is a Booker-Award-winning novelist and the prolific author of a number of non-fiction works, children's books, and essays. He joined...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:08
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Taelyn Reid from Young Women United talks about "Gen Z-Vote", a youth-led initiative to bring voting information to young New Mexican voters. Inter...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:25
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At the 21st annual "Conference of the Parties" or COP summit, representatives from U.N countries gathered to reach accord on what to do about globa...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 10:09
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At the 21st annual "Conference of the Parties" or COP summit, representatives from U.N countries gathered to reach accord on what to do about globa...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:13
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Soon after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, thousands of people dropped everything to rush south and help out. We hear about the many n...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Soon after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, thousands of people dropped everything to rush south and help out. We hear about some of th...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Patti Sanchez and Nancy Duarte
Leaders are leaders right? How much should they care what other people think? It turns out it's not enough to just have a great idea and people wil...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Shannon O’Neill, an audience member, Brandon Scott Jones, Connor Ratliff, and Molly Thomas , Credit: : Photo by Teresa Castracane. Courtesy of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.
Improvisers Shannon O'Neill and Brandon Scott Jones from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater explain how they do what they do.

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Caption: Andrew Winston
What would it take for North America to really reduce pollution? At a minimum, Canada, the U.S., and Mexico would have to jointly commit to increas...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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In Don’s third book it’s 1917 and the three Jewett brothers—Cane, Cob and Chimney—set off from their rural southern home for a life of crime. The ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 09:53
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On page 148 of Gubar’s latest book, Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal, published this May by W. W. Norton, she writes: “It seems unlikely th...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:47
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Caption: Noah Diffenbaugh, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University, Credit: Ed Ritger
According to a recent study conducted by NASA and Cornell and Columbia universities, drier days are yet to come. In fact, they warn, the southwest ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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In this far-ranging conversation, David Dault talks to Diana Butler Bass about her new book, Grounded: Finding God in the World - A Spiritual Revol...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: ..knowing who you’ve left behind.., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state, a few years ago a bright, articulate local woman ran for the state House of Representatives. Her campaign slogan was ‘Fight Like A Gi...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: "..annuls the power..." Poem 358 Emily Dickinson , Credit: Not known
As the battle wages on between the unarmed and the armed, the armed and the armed, the open carry armed and the concealed carry armed, the proble...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:19