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History professor and coffee shop owner Robert Thurston from Oxford has written a new book about the black gold that powers so many people's mornings. 

The topic no one wants to discuss, but death is inevitable. 

As part of Women's History Month, New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner joins Barbara Gray to talk about developing female characters, not caricatures, and the strength she sees in her 99-year-old grandmother. 

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Courtesy Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

As an aspiring violinist, Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman landed what she thought would be her dream job with a professional ensemble in New York City.

Integrative medicine, alternative treatments, natural alternatives to drugs…these and many other topics are discussed in-depth in Nature's Best Remedies: Top Medicinal Herbs, Spices, and Foods for Health and Well-Being from National Geographic. 

Acclaimed rock guitar maker turned children's book author and game creator Brian Calhoun has just released Little Joe Chickapig, a book about following your heart and your dreams, which led to an accompanying board game

Former journalist and longtime public relations practitioner/agency owner Dan Pinger has taken up writing in retirement. 

The newest Writer in Residence at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is acclaimed local author Jessica Strawser

Terry Gamble is the great-granddaughter of the founder of P&G and a successful novelist who has set her latest, The Eulogist, in Cincinnati during the years leading up to the Civil War. 

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Amazon.com

Between 1882 and 1968, the NAACP documented 4,743 lynchings in the United States. All were abhorrent, but none was more socially and politically impactful than the lynching of Emmett Till.

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Courtesy of / American Values, Religious Voices Campaign

The campaign for and results of the 2016 presidential election created, or revealed, deep divisions in our country, and many Americans questioned how to respond. Many people of faith turned to their religious communities for guidance and support.

Former FBI Special Agent and Cincinnati resident William E. Plunkett has written his second book, The G-Men and the Nurse: A 1929 Washington Cold Case

A new biography about a man who truly lived in a glass house is now out, thanks to author Mark Lamster

The Latest Medical Thriller From Robin Cook

Jan 4, 2019

In his latest medical thriller, bestselling author Robin Cook explores the possible outcome of gene editing biotechnology gone awry. 

Shelley Shepard Gray, the one-time Loveland author now living in Colorado, has just released her second novel in the Bridgeport Social Club Series

After a distinguished career as journalist and host at the CBC, Louise Penny began a second career as a mystery writer, creating a series of Inspector Gamache novels. 

The Weird, Wonderful & Obscure - It's Secret Cincinnati"

Dec 14, 2018

Cincinnati is known for landmarks like the Carew Tower, Union Terminal, and Music Hall, but travel writer Kathryn Witt wanted to find more unheralded treasures from around our region. 

A Guide To Weird And Wonderful Cincinnati

Dec 12, 2018
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Courtesy of Amazon

Long-time residents of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky can usually recommend several places around town that are worth a visit, from the Carew Tower observation deck to the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park or Boone County Arboretum.

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Courtesy University Press of Mississippi

Though Rod Serling is most associated with his series, The Twilight Zone, he was one of the most prolific writers during what many refer to now as the original "Golden Age of Television." During his career he wrote more than 250 scripts for film and TV, and won six Emmy Awards for dramatic writing for four different series.

The Power Of Christmas Carols

Dec 7, 2018

Christmas carols are generally heard and listened to for 4 to 6 weeks each holiday then go away for a year.

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