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Women's History Month continues with National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet,Laura Kasischke, who explores topics from motherhood to beauty...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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When the wise and whimsical Sharon Olds started writing poetry over 40 years ago, she explored the subjects that interested her most — like diaphra...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Margaret Atwood with Doug Stanton
A conversation with bestselling author Margaret Atwood.

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
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“When you're in a very quiet place, when you're remembering, when you're savoring an image, when you're allowing your mind calmly to leap from one ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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What is the position of acne-picking in contemporary literature? Otessa Moshfegh, author of Eileen and most recently the collection Homesick for An...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 26:19
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“A Few Words About Breasts,” from May 1972, is Nora Ephron’s comic lament about how her late onset of puberty and earliest sexual experiences gave ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 44:10
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With a twinkle in her eye, author Amy Hill Hearth reads from Miss Dreamsville And The Lost Heiress Of Collier County, a novel about a book club com...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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From the above-named new book, author Deborah Jaffe reads an amusing passage illustrating how a classic novelist is celebrated in pop culture.... J...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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WTIP's Ann Possis had the chance to speak with best-selling Minnesota author Lorna Landvik recently about her new book, "Best to Laugh." It's loos...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 18:38
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When and where were you happiest? Novelist Helen Oyeyemi answers a modified version of the Proust Questionnaire, a set of questions made famous by ...

Bought by KPIP-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Deborah Sharp was a reporter for USA Today for nearly two decades. Given all the stories she wrote about killer sharks, rampaging alligators, and h...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 24:10
Caption: R.D. McHattie
The waning years of the Great Depression ushered in a renaissance for comic books--not just in New York City, where Superman and Batman emerged fro...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The View From Outside, by Susan Barnett, Credit: Hen House Press, LLC
Syndicated radio host Susan Barnett (51%, The Women's Perspective, WAMC-New York) reads 'Murray's Mustache' from her short story fiction collection...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 15:27
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Well, well, here we are again. Another episode hits the airwaves or cyber-lanes, whichever you like, we’re there for you! We’re all the way up to e...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:02
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Katie Hae Leo is an actor, and a widely published and award winning poet living in Rochester, Minnesota. Here Katie Hae Leo recites her poem titled...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Randy Ross writes from the Loneliest Planet
Marlins, dead cats, beagles, and red wine make for an interesting evening.

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 04:12
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Review of audiobook I Feel Bad About My Neck

  • Added: Jan 13, 2008
  • Length: 03:59
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Like a lot of people, columnist Cheryl-Anne Millsap misses having a little fun between the covers...of a good book.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1