Reader's Corner with Bob Kustra

Series produced by Boise State Public Radio

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Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra features lively interviews with today’s leading writers about ideas and issues that matter today. Join us each week for thoughtful interviews centered around books on a broad range of topics, from world politics and scientific discovery to the best in literary fiction.

Bob Kustra, president of Boise State University, hosts this 30-minute weekly interview program featuring today's leading writers talking about ideas and issues that matter today. Reader's Corner airs weekly on KBSX 91.5 FM. Previous shows are online and available for podcast at http://boisestatepublicradio.org/programs/readers-corner. To listen to previous shows anytime, download our free player from the iTunes App Store.


162 Pieces

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Host Bob Kustra interviews Elizabeth Letts about the true story of a daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions captured by the Nazis.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:16
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Host Bob Kustra interviews historian H.W. Brands about his book about MacArthur and Truman.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra talks with New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer about the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 30:05
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Alden about his book about how America got left behind in the global economy.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews New York Times columnist David Brooks about his bestselling book.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 30:29
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Greg Mitchell, author of "The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films that the JFK White House Tri...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Charles Fountain, author of "The Betrayal: the 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball."

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Noah Isenberg, author of “We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie.”

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Marc Levinson,, author of “An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy.”

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Aaron David Miller, author of "The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President."

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Beth Macy, author of "Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South."

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Mary Ellen Hannibal about the tremendous impact of citizen scientists.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with bestselling author Candice MIllard about Winston Churchill's early exploits.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:55
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Dr. Sax about the downside of treating our kids as grown-ups.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Shawn Vestal about his debut novel.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Jonathan Evison about his novel.

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with historian H.W. Brands about his book about a showdown between President Truman and General MacArthur.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Sy Montgomery about her bestselling book.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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On this Presidents' Day weekend, host Bob Kustra interviews Robert W. Merry about his book, "Where They Stand."

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews CNN's National Security Analyst Peter Bergen about his timely book about U.S. terrorism.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00