Boise State Public Radio

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Boise State Public Radio: • Produces and broadcasts quality educational, informational, and cultural programming that entertains as well as informs; • Develops and implements cost-effective distance learning technologies; • Provides opportunities for students to work in a professional broadcast environment.

Series

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154 Pieces

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.


Latest Pieces

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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Nicholas Car about his book, "The Glass Cage: Automation and Us."

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Barry Svrluga about his new book, "The Grind: Inside Baseball's Endless Season."

  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 30:41
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with the Washington Post's Peter Finn about his fascinating book.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:10
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Chad Harbach about his bestselling novel.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:11
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Host Bob Kustra and Pisar continue their conversation, including how Pisar rebuilt his life after the end of World War II and his work as an intern...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
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Samuel Pisar, author of the 1979 memoir, "Of Blood and Hope" shares stories from his extraordinary life. He died last month at age 86.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
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Mary Pilon, author of "The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game," discusses her New York Times bes...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the world of empire building, success is a numbers game. That’s the premise Jacob Soll's "The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 30:05
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Sides tells the the thrilling and harrowing story of an early attempt to be the first to reach the North Pole in his book, "In the Kingdom of Ice: ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 30:31
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Is it possible to increase intelligence, and if so, how? Dan Hurley explores this question in his book, "Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:30