What We're Reading

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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What We're Reading is Northern Community Radio's discussion on the books we're reading and talking about. Hosted and produced by Tammy Bobrowsky.

What We're Reading is Northern Community Radio's discussion on the books we're reading and talking about. Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


212 Pieces

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What We're Reading Producer & Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with MN children's book writer Elizabeth Barrett (Red Lake Ojibwe). Her book is...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2022
  • Length: 07:49
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Staci Lola Drouillard is a Minnesota writer and a descendant of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Anishinaabe. Her first book Walking the Old...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 08:56
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Gretchen Anthony is the Minnesota author of Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners and The Kids Are Gonna Ask and her newest novel is about a fami...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2022
  • Length: 14:11
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Deanna Raybourn is the author of the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Lady Julia Grey series and the Veronica Speedwell books— historical ...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2022
  • Length: 09:59
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Jim Mans lives in Brainerd and he is the Minnesota author of a new book, 40 years in the making, it’s called Twiddle Yer Toes. It’s full of stories...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 13:47
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Mohsin Hamid is the author of the bestsellers Exit West and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and his many essays, have been published in The New York ...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 11:00
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Producer and staff librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Bemidji State University professor Mike Herbert---his new book Leaving Campus pays tribute...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We hear from Minnesota writer Rachel Braugham--her new book is called Widowland, Tiffanie Drayton’s new book is called Black American Refugee, it’s...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We hear from Minnesota writer Marlon James, book 2 in his Dark Star Trilogy is now available, it’s called Moon Witch Spider King; Canadian writer H...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
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British Nigerian writer Lizzie Damilola Blackburn talks about learning to love one’s self in her novel Yinka Where is your Husband; Jonathan Evison...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2022
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
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After almost 40 years in the used and rare book trade, Gary Goodman closed shop at St. Croix Antiquarian Books in Stillwater MN, and he’s just wri...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2022
  • Length: 12:52
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MN writer Anika Fajardo's 2019 memoir, Magical Realism for Non-Believers, is about connecting with her father who had moved back to his home countr...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2022
  • Length: 12:37
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Featuring writers Seressia Glass, Naomi Krupitsky, Kevin Birmingham and Jean Chen Ho. Also Children's Book contributor, Tracy Kampa.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:00
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A top 10 countdown of our favorite WWR authors and interviews, best children's books of the year, and looking towards 2022.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
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On today’s show…You ever have the urge to escape? To get in your car and just drive and keep on driving? That’s what Phoebe Fox’s main character di...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2022
  • Length: 59:57
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Time now to check in again with Tracy Kampa. She is the Children's Librarian at the Grand Rapids Area Library. Tracy is also our Children’s Books C...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 11:23
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Lecia Cornwall is the acclaimed Canadian author of 15 historical romance novels. Her newest story is a WWI-set historical fiction about a female do...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 08:06
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Amanda Jayatissa grew up in Sri Lanka, attended college in California, and lived in the UK before moving back to Sri Lanka. She works as a corporat...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 12:53
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Drawing upon twenty-five years of experience representing Black youth in Washington, D.C.’s juvenile courts, Kristin Henning confronts America’s ir...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 18:16
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Today we’ll hear about an #OwnVoices psychological thriller from newcomer Amanda Jayatissa; Canadian writer Lecia Cornwall has a new work of histor...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:00:00