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Reader's Corner with Bob Kustra

Series produced by Janelle Brown

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Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra features lively interviews with today’s leading writers about ideas and issues that matter today. Join us each week for thoughtful interviews centered around books on a broad range of topics, from world politics and scientific discovery to the best in literary fiction.

Bob Kustra, president of Boise State University, hosts this 30-minute weekly interview program featuring today's leading writers talking about ideas and issues that matter today. Reader's Corner airs weekly on KBSX 91.5 FM. Previous shows are online and available for podcast at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/programs/readers-corner. To listen to previous shows anytime, download our free player from the iTunes App Store.


91 Pieces

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Host Bob Kustra interviews Mary Ellen Hannibal about the tremendous impact of citizen scientists.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with bestselling author Candice MIllard about Winston Churchill's early exploits.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:55
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Dr. Sax about the downside of treating our kids as grown-ups.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Shawn Vestal about his debut novel.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Jonathan Evison about his novel.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:32
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Host Bob Kustra talks with historian H.W. Brands about his book about a showdown between President Truman and General MacArthur.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Sy Montgomery about her bestselling book.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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On this Presidents' Day weekend, host Bob Kustra interviews Robert W. Merry about his book, "Where They Stand."

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews CNN's National Security Analyst Peter Bergen about his timely book about U.S. terrorism.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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As we mark Black History Month, host Bob Kustra talks with Saladin Ambar about a pivotal speech Malcolm X gave near the end of his life.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Marton about her book about Stalin's last American spy.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Joby Warrick about his book, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Aaron David Miller about his book about the U.S. presidency.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews J.D. Vance about his bestselling memoir.

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews J.D. Vance about his bestselling memoir.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: :30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews longtime U.S. diplomat Matthew Palmer about his novel, "The Wolf of Sarajevo."

  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interview Lynn Sherr about her book about America's first woman in space.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interviews the Washington Post's David Hoffman about his book about the amazing true story of a Cold War spy.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:45
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Host Bob Kustra interview Candice Millard about her bestseller about the early exploits of Winston Churchill.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Sy Montgomery about her book “The Soul of an Octopus, A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness.”

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:00