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Interviews with authors, commentaries / reviews on books

The latest book from children's author Laurie Keller features lots of clever wordplay and puns as it tells the story of a potato involved in an altercation with an eggplant! 

Books By The Banks Returns

Oct 17, 2018
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Courtesy of Books By The Banks

The 12th annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival features more than 150 authors and literary themed activities for all ages. This year's event includes bestselling authors Wil Haygood of Tigerland, Nick Bruel of Bad Kitty, Thayne Maynard of Saving Fiona and Alice McDermott of Ninth Hour.

As the baseball playoffs continue, and the annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival takes place this Saturday, October 20, we take this time to revisit John Kiesewetter's conversation with Chad Dotson, co-author of The Big 50: Cincinnati Reds: The Men and Moments that Made the Cincinnati Reds.

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Courtesy Sarah van Gelder

In her book, The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America, YES! Magazine Co-Founder and Columnist Sarah van Gelder brings to light the people and communities working to make a difference, who are putting in the time and effort to get things done.

The strange but true story of an immigrant doctor/showman was able to save thousands of babies lives in the early 1900's. 

Northern Kentucky teenager Lauren Hudson recently released her second young adult novel, The Deception

Exploring 'Tigerland' With Author Wil Haygood

Aug 23, 2018
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During the 1968-69 school year, an all-black high school in Columbus, Ohio, won both the state’s basketball and baseball championships.

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School is back in session and summer nearly over, which means schedules have returned to normal and you may actually find yourself with free time to read something that's not a shopping list, packing list or to-do list. 

New Book Offers Look At The Real 'Fly Girls'

Aug 14, 2018
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Courtesy / Keith O'Brien

In August 25, 1929, a crowd gathered at Cincinnati's Lunken Airport to greet the female pilots competing in the First Women's National Air Derby. The race started in Santa Monica, Calif., and ended in Cleveland.

If Donald Trump had accepted offers to play major league baseball, then today we might be talking about a different commander-in-chief.

Mark McLane is an English teacher in Brookville, Indiana who has just published his second novel, set in a small southern Indiana town. 

The challenges faced by young people struggling with gender identity in traditionally conforming institutions like schools has gained increasing awareness here and around the country. 

A personal tragedy has led a local woman to struggle through the grief by writing poetry. Barbara Gray welcomes Jen Calkins to the studio to hear her story and talk about her book, Even My Love Hurts.

How much do you know about Colerain Township? 

Lori Foster is a New York Times Bestselling author who lives in the Greater Cincinnati area and has just released her latest romance novel. 

July 14 is the celebration of Bastille Day, or French National Day. 

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, commemorates the 50th anniversary of her father's death with a new book, Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope

Bestselling author David Baldacci brings together two of his most popular characters, Amos Decker and Alex Jamison in his latest thriller. 

"Circe" Is The Latest Novel From Madeline Miller

Jun 22, 2018

Bestselling author Madeline Miller (The Song of Achilles) recently released her follow-up novel, Circe

Local poet Elizabeth Garber has penned her memoir about growing up with her acclaimed architect father, Woodie Garber, who battled mental illness. 

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