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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life by Rutgers University Poetry Professor Mark Doty.

Book Review: "Lost River" By J. Todd Scott

Jul 24, 2020
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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Kentucky native J. Todd Scott’s newest crime novel, Lost River.

Book Review: "Tree Story" By Valerie Trouet

Jun 26, 2020
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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews the latest from Valerie Trouet, Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings.

Book Review: "A Pilgrimage To Eternity"

Jun 12, 2020
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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Timothy Egan’s A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith.

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On Around Cincinnati, our literary contributor Kelly Blewett reviews Ibram X. Kendi’s book, How To Be An Antiracist.

Book Review: "In Search Of Appalachia"

May 29, 2020
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Book Review: Roberta Schultz has a review of Nancy Brown Diggs’ exploration of the people and culture closer to her own, In Search of Appalachia.

Book Review: "The Bird Way"

May 15, 2020
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Book Review: Roberta Shultz reviews The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think by Jennifer Ackerman.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Grady Hendrix’s latest novel, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires.

Book Review: "After The Last Border"

May 1, 2020
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Book Review: Our literary contributor Kelly Blewett reviews Jessica Goudeau’s After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz has a review of Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine by Kim Pezza.

Book Review: "The Scientist And The Spy"

Feb 28, 2020
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Book Review: Our literary contributor Kelly Blewett has a review of the fascinating new book, The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage by Mara Hvistendahl.

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Book review: Kelly Blewett has a review of What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man's Blues by Clifford Thompson.

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Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews the latest collection of essays from writer Leslie Jamison, Make it Scream, Make it Burn.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Pauletta Hansel's latest book of poems, Coal Town Photograph, and previews an upcoming musical/spoken word presentation of the book at the Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library.

Book Review: "The Letters Of Cole Porter"

Jan 3, 2020
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Book Review: Roberta Schultz shares her thoughts on The Letters of Cole Porter by Cliff Eisen & Dominic McHugh.

Book Review: "Prada: Catwalk" By Susannah Frankel

Dec 13, 2019
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Book review: Elaine Diehl reviews the 600+ page retrospective of the fashions designed by Prada, compiled in Prada: Catwalk by author Susannah Frankel.

Book Review: "Wildlife Adventure" from Coyote Peterson

Dec 13, 2019
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Book review: A great gift for the young adventurer in your life, Roberta Schultz reviews Wildlife Adventure: An Interactive Guide with Facts, Photos, and More! by Coyote Peterson.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews two books by John I. Gilderbloom: Chromatic Homes: The Joy of Color in Historic Places and Chromatic Homes: The Design and Coloring Book.

Book Review: "Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage"

Nov 8, 2019
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Book review: Roberta Schultz has a review of Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture by John van Willigen.

Book Review: "Aminah's World" by Carole Miller Genshaft

Oct 18, 2019
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Book Review: Roberta Shultz reviews Aminah’s World: An Activity Book and Children’s Guide about Artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson by Carole Miller Genshaft.

You Are Home: An Ode To The National Parks

Oct 4, 2019

Kelly Blewett reviews the book You Are Home by Evan Turk, a picture book that provides a tour of the United States’ National Parks.

Planted by the Signs

Sep 27, 2019
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Review: Guest House for Young Widows

Sep 6, 2019

Kelly Blewett reviews Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS, an exploration of the women who chose to join the Islamic State, by reporter Azadeh Moaveni, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Roberta Schultz reviews A Mile and a Half of Lines: The Art of James Thurber by Michael J. Rosen, a look at Thurber’s work as an artist, cartoonist, and illustrator that includes his drawings and commentary from fellow cartoonists and writers.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents by Constance J. Moore and Nancy M. Broermann.

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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews When the Coin is in the Air, a new novel from local author John Young. (Note: Mr. Young is a member of the Cincinnati Public Radio Board of Directors.)

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews: Pop Shakespeare Series by Ian Doescher, a series of Shakespearean dramas born out of cult-classics like Get Thee Back To The Future, and Much Ado About Mean Girls.

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Book Review: Barbara Gray reviews Not Far From Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio by Daniel Skinner and Berkeley Franz, both Assistant Professors at Ohio University.

"The Ghosts Of Eden Park" By Karen Abbott

Jul 26, 2019
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Kelly Blewett talks with Karen Abbott, author of The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America. The author will appear at a book signing and reading at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Rookwood on August 6.

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Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Wildflowers and Ferns of Red River Gorge and the Greater Red River Basin by Dan Dourson and Judy Dourson.

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