Between the Covers

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Every third and fifth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and every first, second and fourth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

 

A weekly show featuring interviews with locally and nationally known authors of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Caroline Leavitt, author of With or Without You

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Novelist Caroline Leavitt joins us to talk about publishing, believing in your writing, her latest novel With or Without You,  as well as her upcoming book. Caroline is the New York Times bestselling author or Pictures of You and nine other novels. Her writing has appeared ... Read more

Lynn Steger Strong, author of Flight

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Lynn Steger Strong, author of Want, graces Between the Covers with an interview on her new novel Flight, a poignant inquiry on social class, love, and family.   Lily King calls Flight "arresting and powerful". Read more

Chris Abani, author of Smoking the Bible (part 2 of 2)

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Listen in to the second of our two-part interview with poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest, and humanitarian Chris Abani. We'll be talking about Chris's latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile, and... Read more

John Vercher, author of After the Lights Go Out

Airs at: Thu, 12/15/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's BTC, we talk with John Vercher, author of the novel After the Lights Go Out from Soho Press. The book tells the tragic and suspenseful story of an MMA fighter trying to stay on the circuit, as the brain damage he's suffered takes its toll. John is a contributing... Read more

Chris Abani, author of Smoking the Bible (part 1 of 2)

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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From poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest and humanitarian Chris Abani, comes his latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile and rebirth. Part 1 of 2. Read more

Mary Helen Stefaniak, author of The World of Pondside and The Six-Minute Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Halloween is just around the corner, so we have a double treat for you on today's episode. Mary Helen Stefaniak is here to talk about her two new books: The World of Pondside, a rollicking, cyber mystery set in a retirement home, and The Six-Minute Memoir: Fifty-Five Short ... Read more

$5 For Three Minutes by Cammie Toloui

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Photojournalist Cammie Toloui joins us on Between the Covers to talk about her photoessay book $5 For Three Minutes. The new book explores Cammie's time as a stripper at San Francisco's Lusty Lady Theater, where she photographed the people who paid for peep shows, revers... Read more

Small World by Jonathon Evison

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, our guest is novelist Jonathon Evison, author of the New York Times bestsellers Lawn Boy, West of Here, and All About Lulu. We talk with Jonathon about his new novel, Small World, an epic American tale that spans generations. The New York Times Book Rev... Read more

What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode, we speak with Omar El Akkad about his novel What Strange Paradise, recently released in paperback. Called “an instant classic” by the New York Times, What Strange Paradise is the searing story about one boy’s perilous journey toward safety in a desperate... Read more

All the Secrets of the World by Steve Almond

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fans of beloved writer, Dear Sugar columnist, and writing teacher Steve Almond rejoice as we talk to the author about his first novel All the Secrets of the World. Sara Lippman of the Chicago Review of Books says: "All the Secrets of the World is a masterful, nervy, comple... Read more