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Caption: Kolkata Lit Fest promotional poster, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
When I was a little boy I once lost my parents in a busy market in Kolkata. I cannot begin to imagine what it means to be lost for 25 YEARS. Like S...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As we approach the Academy Awards, there’s lots of buzz about the film, FENCES. The screenplay is written by the late August Wilson, adapted from ...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Meuers has worked in public relations for the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe for 20+ years. His friendship with native elder Larry Stillday taugh...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 10:03
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A National Book Critics Circle Award winner, Rodney Jones reads from and talks about the shaping of his book of selected poetry, SALVATION BLUES: O...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Series: What's New
Caption: Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Credit: Decca / Harald Hoffmann
We'll hear music by Steven Stucky, Elena Ruehr, Osvaldo Golijov, Jennifer Higdon, Paul Moravec, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and Elliott Carter on this ep...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Alice Friman reads from her most recent of her six poetry collections THE VIEW FROM SATURN, VINCULUM, and THE BOOK OF THE ROTTEN DAUGHTER. She talk...

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WNJR

  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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J. Todd Scott is a lawman and a novelist who lives in the American southwest.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:50
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Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. This is his first novel.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:54

  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 18:43
Caption: Angie Coiro, author Beth Pratt Bergstrom and California mountain lion P-22, Credit: Gordon Whiting
Did you know that a mountain lion, known as P-22, lives in the middle of Los Angeles, that the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley provided a home fo...

Bought by KZYX

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Winner of the 2012 Bellday Poetry Prize for his fourth book, PIE 8, Dennis Finnell discusses his unique approach to composing this work and how it ...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversation about the unique sci-fi, large scale puppet play "Four Garys" written by Jeremiah T.S. Liend

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 11:56
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National Magazine Award winning essayist Thomas E. Kennedy discusses his approach to essay writing, particularly in his collection RIDING THE DOG: ...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his time embedded with the military in Iraq, writing non-fiction for SLATE Magazine and THE WASHINGTON POST, a...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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W. L. Ripley lives in western Missouri.

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 13:36
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Hear our conversation with William Finnegan, author of Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life. William is the 2016 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biograp...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 10:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Francisco from Chicago
Kids from Illinois and California share their favorite titles. Kitty Felde is host.

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 07:29
Caption: Fifth grade readers at St. Lucy Catholic School in Long Beach, California: : Grace, Giovanni, Vincent, Xavier, Alana, Zeus, Ethan, Eliyah, Samantha, and Zachary.
Melody loves words, but she can't speak or write or even walk across a room. Until a new computer opens up her life. Students from St. Lucy School ...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:48
Caption: Kendall, Vibha, and Gareth with author Winifred Conkling
The largest attempted slave escape on U.S. soil happened in SouthWest Washington, DC. That's the tale in "Passenger on the Pearl." Young readers d...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 39:45
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We’re told intelligent machines and big data will free us from work, educate our children, transform our environment, and even make religion more u...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:34
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Anton Treuer wrote the book “Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask.” People have questions, he says, but feel uncomfor...

Bought by WGZS

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Arlo returns to Big Top to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired his seminal song, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’. We’re pleas...

Bought by KMXT, WPCA-LP, KALH, KPIP-LP, KSJE and more

  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 11
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Jim Gallagher interviews author and biologist Sue Leaf on her new book, "Portage: A Family, a Canoe, and the Search for the Good Life."

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 12:27
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Author of "1968: A Story As Relevant Today As It Was Then", Bill Natale sits down to discuss race relations in Chicago and his new book with Elysab...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 47:02
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Teresa Evangeline spends her days on a little piece of land along the Pine River observing and experiencing the beauty of the world, then through p...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: :59