Books

Interviews with authors, commentaries / reviews on books

John Carter Cash, son of the legendary country singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, has written the forward for a collection of poems from his father, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems

Maria Rodale Talks All About Cooking From "Scratch"

Nov 28, 2016

Maria Rodale’s grandfather is credited as the founder of organic gardening, and she and her family continue to follow in his footsteps. 

Author J.M. Dupont wanted to tell the story of blues legend Robert Johnson in a completely unique format, and he has. 

National Book Award Nominee Jacqueline Woodson

Nov 11, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson is an award-winning author, currently nominated for a National Book Award for her latest bestseller, Another Brooklyn

Bestselling crime novelist John Sandford, famous for his “Prey” books, has now released the ninth book in his Virgil Flowers series. 

Swoon Reads Helps New Authors Get Readers

Nov 4, 2016

There’s a new opportunity for writers of young adult books to get their works read, critiqued, and possibly published. 

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Kat Klockow has been interested in ghost stories and the paranormal since she was nine years old. 

Hunting Ghosts And Haunted Places In Ohio

Oct 28, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, find out more about the many haunted places in Ohio. 

Jennifer Arnold is the founder of Canine Assistants and has now written a new book for dog owners and lovers. 

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Paranormal radio show host Kat Klockow has released a new book, just in time for All Hallow’s Eve. 

Washington Post staff writer Neely Tucker moonlights as a novelist at night and has just released his third mystery in his Sully Carter series. 

A Poem From Norman Finkelstein

Oct 21, 2016

Poetry Reading: Norman Finkelstein reads one of his works from his book, The Ratio of Reason to Magic: New and Selected Poems.

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He has been the outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000, written dozens of articles about the skies above us and co-hosts the popular public television series Star Gazers

"The Dead Singing" From Poet Michael Henson

Oct 14, 2016

Poet Michael Henson has just published his latest chapbook of his works, The Dead Singing

Local poet Gerry Grubbs is in the studio with Barbara Gray to talk about his latest collection, The Palace of Flowers

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Paul Rogat Loeb's book, Soul Of a Citizen: Living With Conviction In Challenging Times, has become a classic guide for those seeking to become social activists, veteran organizers, and anyone who wants to make a difference. The book has inspired thousands to make their voices heard and actions count.

A New Biography Of President George W. Bush

Oct 5, 2016
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During this most unusual of presidential campaign years, a number of books have been published about former presidents. 

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Natasha Bowens is a farmer, author, and creator of the multimedia project The Color of Food, which explores in words and pictures the changing face of farming in present-day America. 

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You say you know Cincinnati, but how well do you know Cincinnati? If someone from out of town asked, what would you suggest they see or do to get a feel for what we're all about?

The Latest "Otis" Story From Loren Long

Sep 30, 2016

Local author and illustrator Loren Long has just released his sixth book in his popular Otis children’s series. 

A Poem From Judith Moffett

Sep 30, 2016

Poetry Reading: Judith Moffett recites Signals from her book, Tarzan in Kentucky.

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The 10th Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival will happen Saturday, October 15 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. 

A New Book From Poet Norman Finkelstein

Sep 16, 2016

Local poet Norman Finkelstein has released a new book through Dos Madres Press

The Latest From Local Poet Richard Hague

Sep 9, 2016

Local author/poet Richard Hague has a new book from Dos Madres Press, Beasts, River, Drunk Men, Garden, Burst and Light: Sequences and Long Poems.

Kathy Wiechman: Empty Places

Sep 3, 2016

Empty Places by Kathy Wiechman is a beautifully-written and deeply-felt coming-of-age novel set in 1932's Harlan County, Kentucky, where times are tough in the mining community.

Ruta Sepetys: Salt to the Sea

Sep 3, 2016

  World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is the tale of three desperate passengers, forced by circumstance to unite, find their strength, and fight to survive.

Kurt Dinan: Don't Get Caught

Sep 3, 2016

  Oceans 11 meets The Breakfast Club in Don't Get Caught, an entertaining, fast-paced debut by Kurt Dinan filled with pranks and cons that will keep readers on their toes, never sure who's pulling the strings or what's coming next. Let the prank war begin!

Off The Shelf: September 3, 2016

Sep 2, 2016

Here are the books you heard about on the September 3 edition of Off The Shelf:

Local author Thomas Atkinson joins our Barbara Gray to talk about some of his stories which have published recently. 

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