Fiction

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 14, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 05/14/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this episode of the Mole, and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick talks with Dave Finkle about Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal and Middle East politics. 2. The Left and the Law team discuss immigration policies at the southern border in light of the caravan o... Read more

Book Review: "Girls Burn Brighter"

Airs at: Mon, 05/14/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Shobha Rao’s novel Girls Burn Brighter. Shobha Rao came to the U.S. from India when she was just seven years old. She is already a well known author from her book of short stories and extensive periodical publications. Girls Burn Brighter is ... Read more

Summer Reading Picks

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  This month on Black Book Talk we discuss suggested Summer reading. What are the books that shouldn't be missed?  Call in with your picks at (503)231-8187   Read more

Amy P. Knight on "Lost, Almost"

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy P. Knight, author of the new book Lost, Almost. This genre-bending story revolves around renowned physicist Adam Brooks and his nuclear weapons work in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Reflections of his relationships come from generations of ... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Back for June, with all the regular crazy fun interviews and music, the Sampler Crew - Fortunato, Just Jess and PBK - try and make your first day of the work week better and more crazy! Starting today and continuing throughout the first part of summer, the Sampler will feat... Read more

'George,' by Alex Gino; Alok Vaid-Menon; and Portland's Queer Documentary Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/08/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Preference returns after an early-spring hiatus! We're going to talk about the book 'George,' by Alex Gino, the story of a trans girl's path to self-understanding and public expression of her gender identity. The book, meant for younger readers, is part of Oregon's younger-... Read more

Lacking Character by Curtis White

Airs at: Thu, 05/03/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Curtis White, author of the new novel Lacking Character, published by Melville House. Curtis has published seven earlier books of fiction, including Memories of My Father Watching TV and Requiem. His nonfiction includes The Middle Mind: Why Americ... Read more

Craig Thompson returns to Words and Pictures

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Craig Thompson took the comics world by storm in 2003 with his epic graphic memoir Blankets, a poignant recollection of young love and lost innocence, and cemented his literary reputation with 2011's Habibi. Now, Craig has re-issued his 2004 sketchbook travelogue Carnet de ... Read more

The World Famous Confessional Sunday Midnight on KBOO 90.7 FM

Airs at: Mon, 04/09/2018 at 12:00am - 2:00am
Produced for The Confessional
Tune in at Midnight, Sunday for more radio hi-jinks, confessions, sharks, and surprises with host Contessa de la Luna. Read more

Lullaby Road by James Anderson

Airs at: Thu, 04/05/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with James Anderson, author of the new novel Lullaby Road, and actor and activist Cosme Skywalker Duarte. James is a native of the Pacific Northwest, born in Seattle, raised in Portland, and a graduate of Reed College. He founded Breitenbush Books, a pu... Read more