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Poetry and the pain of experience are the subjects of this episode titled "Our Cheated Hearts." Author Winston Groom incorporated his experiences i...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
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Take note: On this episode we're following the "Race Beat." We talk with Hank Klibanoff who's book "The Race Beat" tells the story of journalists c...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
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A conversation with biologist and naturalist E.O. Wilson on what winning a second Pulitzer Prize meant for him and his Harvard colleagues. A look ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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This episode's stories come from some of Alabama's Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists: Rick Bragg who wrote about the Susan Smith murders and the O...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
Caption: Thomas Dooley
Thomas Dooley's collection of poetry Trespass shines a light in dark places.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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Reyna Gobel has a message for college graduates who, like her, find themselves carrying around student loan debt the size of a small mortgage: Don’...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
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“When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up” is the parenting guide for parents who thought they would no longer need one. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PhD and El...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
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Named one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology, decorated doctor and bestselling co-author, Gary Small, M.D.’s headlining di...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
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The editors of BookPage share their insights and reviews of today's best-selling books and newest discoveries, including May's top picks in fiction...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 10:05
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Heidi Holtan and John Bauer talk with Minnesota authors William and Barbara Durbin about " Dead Man's Rapids", their latest historical novel writte...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 12:32
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Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry-THE UNDISCOVERED ROOM and IN THE HOME OF THE FAMOUS DEAD:COLLECTED POEMS-which explore variou...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In this episode we're looking at the small town through the literary lens. Hear how Shirley Ann Grau author of "Keepers of the House" hung up on th...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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Interview with Jonathan Lethem on his new book "More Alive and Less Lonely" and listener-reader reviews

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 10:46
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes her coffee to go with another Java Jive mystery, Brew or Die by Caroline Fardig.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
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We know about the world through experience. But how do we know about experience itself?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMRE-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, XRAY.fm, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Timothy Yu, poet, Credit: Margarita Corporan
Timothy Yu meditates on perceptions of race, on television and in social media.

Bought by KHSU and KENW


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In an era of fake news and alternative facts, what is the role of literature that blurs the line between fiction and non-fiction? Novelist Lynne Ti...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:55
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In front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, the first Chicano U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera shares poetry from his books, i...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look back at the troubled, tragic, and wildly entertaining life of Carrie Fisher with the audio edi...

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Camille Guthrie, poet, Credit: Osorio Arts
Camille Guthrie discusses the virtues of living like Icelandic popstar Björk.

Bought by KHSU, KENW, KSFR, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 17, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Is remix culture an exciting new development in the arts, or a sign that genuine creativity is rare?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WRNC-LP, KTSW 89.9, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Poetry and music that explores the spiritual dimensions of being alive.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 56:35
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This episode will explore the literary tradition of writing back.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
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Staff members at WMNR contribute poems for "Words & Music".

  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Touissant St. Negritude
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7