What We're Reading

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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What are you reading? Northern Community Radio's discussion on books we're reading.

What are you reading? Northern Community Radio's discussion on books we're reading.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


56 Pieces

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Interviews: Freedom's Detective, by Charles Lane; The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner, Words No Bars Can Hold, by Deborah Appleman; Reviews: Robert Ca...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:51
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We'll hear from Bev Thomas, her new book is a thriller, "A Good Enough Mother".. Pauli Meinecke from Harmony Natural Foods Coop in Bemidji will giv...

  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:04
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Featuring Erin Lynn Marsh, a poet from Bemidji, whose first book of poetry, "Disability Isn't Sexy" was recently published! Also featuring a great ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:53
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Anissa Gray's "The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls," "Early Riser" by Jasper Fforde, Pam Jenoff's new historical novel, "The Lost Girls...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Interviews with Joseph Finder, his new thriller is called Judgment, author Sophie Hannah, "How to Hold a Grudge: from resentment to contentment—the...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:53
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Featuring the books: The Paragon Hotel, by Lindsay Faye, The Gryphon Chronicles, by E.G. Foley, Never Home Alone, by Rob Dunn, and Barkskins, by An...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:50
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Book discussions and interviews on: Jill Lepore's These Truths: A history of the United States (2:20); Lake Agassiz Regional Library's new Native A...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:58
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KAXE/KBXE music director Kari Hedlund, Centerstage MN host and producer Brett Carter, and What We're Reading's Tammy Bobrowsky discuss the book Let...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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Author interviews: Lisa Unger on Under My Skin, tammy lynne stoner on Sugar Land, Sarah St. Vincent on Ways to Hide in Winter, Gabrielle Moss on Pa...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:47
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Interviews with Deborah Harkness, Ellen Keith, and Nathaniel Philbrick, audio excerpt of Markus Zusak's Bridge of Clay, and book conversation with ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We talk about James Patterson & Bill Clinton's "The President is Missing," Jill Santopolo's "The Light We Lost," Richard Ratay's "Don't Make Me Pul...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:16
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Interview with Scottish author Gail Honeyman. Her debut, highly-acclaimed novel is "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine."

  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 10:13
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Review of Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, reader/listener recommendations, and another installment of Show Me Your Shelf with Rose and Will...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 08:33
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Interview with Richard Powers on his new book "The Overstory."

  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 11:20
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Producer Tammy Bobrowsky interviews journalist Marc Perrusquia, author of A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Results from the First Annual KAXE/KBXE Book Awards and and interview with the Reader's Choice Award, Amy Thielen.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 26:00
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We hear listener-reader recommendations and a tribute to Ursula K. LeGuin.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:22
Caption: Randy and Kathy McCarty's Book Collection
Review of The Power, by Naomi Alderman, listener-reader book of the year picks, and Show Me Your Shelf featuring Randy and Kathy McCarty.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2017
  • Length: 10:36
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Producer Tammy Bobrowsky interviews author and Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan on her new book, Manhattan Beach.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 13:19
Caption: Grace's wonderful book collection.
We hear about listener-readers' favorite books from the summer, and we learn about a community member's book collection on our new feature, Show Me...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:59