Fiction

Uncountry: A Mythology

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "As a descendent of Chantal Akerman and Unica Zürn—among others—Yanara Friedland reimagines the origin myth. Friedland’s permeable pages allow the reader entryway into a “mirror [that] becomes an open door,” a door through which we hear the echo of Ana Mendieta telling u... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/23/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Host Liz Schwartz welcomes back George Lederer, actor and storyteller, who will share two short stories written by Jo Sinclair (Ruth Seid), and Yuri Suhl, about the immigrant/refugee experience. Read more

American War by Omar El Akkad

Airs at: Thu, 07/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself. Sarat Chestnut, born... Read more

Book Mole: The Snow Child

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.   Read more

Julie Israel on "Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index"

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Julie Israel, author of the new book Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index. It is the story of a teen girl struggling to look on the bright side while dealing with the loss of her charismatic older sister and navigating the perils of high school.... Read more

Gremlin Time presents "The Horror of the Mound" by Robert E. Howard

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/18/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
It's that time once again for the bedtime radio show for grownups. Tonight, a classic tale from the pages of Weird Tales Magazine, "The Horror of the Mound" by Robert E. Howard. Ex cattle drover Steve Brill is regretting his decision to take up farming in the hills of West ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for July 17, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this episode, which includes these segments: Bill Resnick talks with economist Mary King about irregular work schedules. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Joe & Raisa share a profile of punk musician Poly Styrene Desiree He... Read more

When Dimple Met Rishi

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Sandhya Menon is Young Adult romance writer, and one of the very very few South Asian American writers in the genre. Her debut novel, "When Dimple Met Rishi" follows the love story of two characters from Gujarati families in the Bay Area. Sarika and Sandhya talked about ... Read more

My Private Property

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Mary Ruefle is, in this humble bookseller’s opinion, the best prose-writing poet in America. (And one of our best poets, too.) My Private Property, her latest collection of stories, essays, and asides, is as joyous and singular a book as you’ll read... "--Stephen Sparks... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Summer's here. So, pour out a cool drink and tune in the Sampler. Fortunato and PBK will be spinning some discs, and will welcome Portland's favorite clowns around town Olive and Dingo. Also more I Love a Mystery, with Jack, Doc and Reggie in chapter 12 of the Bury Your De... Read more