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.


161 Pieces

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Host Bob Kustra interviews Marton about her book about Stalin's last American spy.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Joby Warrick about his book, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Aaron David Miller about his book about the U.S. presidency.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews J.D. Vance about his bestselling memoir.

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews J.D. Vance about his bestselling memoir.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: :30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews longtime U.S. diplomat Matthew Palmer about his novel, "The Wolf of Sarajevo."

  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interview Lynn Sherr about her book about America's first woman in space.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interviews the Washington Post's David Hoffman about his book about the amazing true story of a Cold War spy.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:45
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Host Bob Kustra interview Candice Millard about her bestseller about the early exploits of Winston Churchill.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Sy Montgomery about her book “The Soul of an Octopus, A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness.”

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Egan about the amazing life of Thomas Francis Meagher.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews NPR’s Fresh Air book critic Maureen Corrigan, author of “So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came To Be And Why It Endur...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:45
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future."

  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 30:10
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Leonard Sax, author of “The Collapse of Parenting. How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups.”

  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 30:11
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Washington Post sportswriter Barry Svrluga about "The Grind: Inside Baseball’s Endless Season."

  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 30:12
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Host Bob Kustra continues his conversation with Jacob S. Hacker, author of "American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made ...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Jacob Hacker, author of "American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper."

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interviews marine biologist Terrie Williams about her book about an endangered monk seal.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Palmer, a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service, about his latest political thriller.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:40
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Harvard professor Robert Putnam about his bestselling book.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 30:01