Radio Book Club

Radio Bookclub: The Dead Husband

For June 2021 we’ve been reading The Dead Husband, a thriller from local author Carter Wilson. Twenty years ago an unspeakable tragedy rocked Rose Yates’s small, affluent hometown… and only Rose and her family know the truth about what happened. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2021/06/6-24-21_RadioBookClubDeadHusband.mp3 This […]

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Radio Bookclub: The Next Everest

For May 2021 we’ve been reading The Next Everest by Colorado author Jim Davidson. The book chronicles his attempts to summit the world’s tallest mountain. His first summit attempt was thwarted by a natural disaster. On April 25, 2015, an […]

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Radio Bookclub: Tiny

The April selection for the Radio Bookclub was Tiny by Colorado author Mairead Case. The book is a contemporary, poetic retelling of Sophocles’ Antigone, set in the mossy greens and foggy grays of the Pacific Northwest. Instead of two brothers who kill each other in a civil war, Tiny has a brother who kills himself after coming home from a far-away war.

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Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub: Mairead Case

Listen to more of our conversation with author Mairead Case in which she talks about the pop culture references that are scattered throughout her novel Tiny. Listen to the broadcast interview with Mairead Case, originally aired on KGNU at 9am […]

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Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub: Helon Habila

Listen to more of our conversation with author Helon Habila where he talks about immigration policy in Europe and modern African literature. Listen to the broadcast interview with author Helon Habila, broadcast on KGNU at 9am on Thursday, March 25th. […]

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Radio Bookclub: Travelers – Helon Habila

The February selection for the Radio Bookclub is Perestroika In Paris, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley. The novel’s protagonist is a runaway racehorse who befriends a German shorthaired pointer. Together they live on the streets of Paris until they befriend a human boy, Etienne, and discover a new, otherworldly part of the city.

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