The Book Club @91.7

Gangster George "Machine Gun" Kelly and his wife, Kathryn, are some of the most celebrated criminals of the Great Depression. J. Edgar Hoover's Justice Department agents are given the sole authority to chase kidnappers across state lines. When Kelly botches the kidnapping of wealthy oilman, Charles Urschel, Hoover and his agents give chase across 16 state lines, generate headlines across America and give Hoover the legal clout to start his own federal bureau of investigation.

Sleuth at The Carnegie

Nov 13, 2015

The Carnegie in Covington presents the whodunit Sleuth. Mark gets the inside scoop from the play's director, Greg Proccacino.

Book Club News for November 7, 2015

Nov 9, 2015

Here is the latest news in books and authors for Saturday, November 7, 2015.

Tom Heinz: Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide

Nov 6, 2015

The Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide provides the first complete visitors' guide to all of Wright's buildings in the United States and around the world.

Lizzie Skurnick: That Should Be A Word

Nov 6, 2015

Choregasms, povertunity, brattling, twiticule, celebracy...

From highlighting the profound financial anxiety of a post-recession society to mocking the hyper-vain celebrity circle that abstains from anything of import, Lizzie Skurnick's That Should Be a Word delves deep into all the most humorous, and maddening, aspects of life in the 21st century.

Paula Hawkins: The Girl on the Train

Nov 6, 2015

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck.


Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Zak Morgan will perform at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, Nov 8 as part of their 2nd Sunday Family Showtime events.

Leslie Mooney, executive director of CCAC has more details.

ArtsWave Launches

Oct 30, 2015

Designed to increase all kinds of community participation in the arts, ArtsWave has announced the release of their new Cincy Arts Guide. The guide provides detailed listings on performances, exhibitions, classes, fundraisers and other arts events from arts organizations across the region. Rebecca Bromels, Senior Director of Communications and Engagement for ArtsWave explains.

In Haunted Holidays: Twelve Months of Kentucky Ghosts, celebrated storytellers Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown have assembled a hair-raising collection of paranormal tales for readers of all ages.

Austin Kleon: The Steal Like an Artist Journal

Oct 30, 2015

Best selling author Austin Kleon (Steal Like an Artist, Show Your Work) is back with The Steal Like an Artist Journal: A Notebook for Creative Kleptomaniacs, an interactive journal and all-in-one logbook to get your creative juices flowing, and keep a record of your ideas and discoveries.

Meet John Faherty

Oct 30, 2015

John Faherty is the new executive director at the Mercantile Library. He will discuss new events and activities at the library.

Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Sarah Vowell's Lafayette in the Somewhat United States reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution versus the reality of the Revolutionary War.

Vu Tran: Dragonfish

Oct 23, 2015

Vu Tran's novel Dragonfish is a thrilling and cinematic work of sophisticated suspense and haunting lyricism, set in motion by characters who can neither trust each other nor trust themselves. This remarkable debut is a dark page-turner, resonant with the lasting reverberations of lives lost and lives remade a generation ago.

Marja Mills visits the Cincinnati Public Library

Oct 23, 2015

Marja Mills, author of The Mockingbird Next Door, Life with Harper Lee is at the main branch of the Public Library today at 1:45pm.

Book Club News for October 17, 2015

Oct 19, 2015

Here is the latest news in books and authors for Saturday, October 17, 2015.

Dean Regas on From the Earth to the Moon

Oct 16, 2015

Dean Regas, outreach astronomer from the Cincinnati Observatory, talks about the 150th anniversary of the publication of Jules Verne’s classic From the Earth to the Moon and some local book club events he’ll be taking part in to celebrate this occasion.

Brian Taves: Hollywood Presents Jules Verne

Oct 16, 2015

Brian Taves, author of Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen, talks about how the writings of Jules Verne have inspired filmmakers from the days of silent movies to today’s big budget, special effects blockbusters.

Books by the Banks is Today!

Oct 16, 2015
Artist: David Michael Beck

Sandy Bolek from Books by the Banks joins Mark with all the information visitors to the annual book festival will need, including some authors who have recently signed on and a rundown of the author panels and spotlights that will happen throughout the event.

David Bell: Somebody I Used To Know

Oct 9, 2015

When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish and rushes off.

Lauren Groff: Fates and Furies

Oct 9, 2015

Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets.