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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We hear from writer Ruth Ozeki-- her new novel is called The Book of Form and Emptiness. Historian Nathaniel Philbrick’s new travel memoir is Trave...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2021
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We'll hear from Paula Hawkins, Leila Slimani, Freya Sampson, and Children's Librarian Tracy Kampa.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:55
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Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest . She’s the award-winning author of three novels and her latest one is The Book of Fo...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 11:41
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In 2018 historian and writer Nathaniel Philbrick, his wife Melissa, and their dog Dora took off on a road trip to trace George Washington’s route a...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 11:48
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What do you get when you mix a revenge plot, but everyone is witches? And two of them fall for each other? You get Payback's a Witch, a sizzling, w...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 10:17
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Tracy Kampa recommends: Red, White, and Whole, by Rajani LaRocca While I Was Away, by Waka T. Brown Mel Fell, by Corey R. Tabor It Fell from the S...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 13:03
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Gwen Westerman is a writer, poet and artist. She teaches literature and writing at Minnesota State University Mankato. And she’s a member of the Si...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 13:28
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Anthony Doerr is the author of 6 books including the 2005 Pulitzer Prize winning novel All the Light We Cannot See. His new novel is a masterpiece;...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2021
  • Length: 13:41

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  • Length: 15:24

  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
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  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 08:37
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You’ll hear from authors Megan Abbott, Grady Hendrix, Maggie Smith, Jeffrey Kluger, and also Children’s Librarian Tracy Kampa will tell us about so...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:59
Caption: Author Steven Rowley, Credit: Byron Lane
Steven Rowley is the author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor. His new novel is a a warm and deeply funny story about a once-famous gay sitcom...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 09:37
  • Purchases: 1
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A hilariously quirky novel that is equal parts murder mystery, rom-com, and a celebration of mothers and daughters as well as a deep dive into Chin...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 09:13
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Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with writer Sarah Pinsker. Her new novel is called "We Are Satellites." It's about one family and the technol...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 10:47
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John Green is the award-winning, bestselling author of novels including Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars, and Turtles All the Way Down. H...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 12:04
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"Of Women and Salt" takes us from present day to Miami to a family detention center in Texas, to Mexico and then back to a 19th century cigar facto...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 11:54
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What We're Reading producer and Staff Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky talks with Michelle Zauner, writer and indie rock star known as Japanese Breakfast...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 14:25
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In celebration of National Poetry month we talk with black American poet and artist Jasmine Mans. Jasmine is from Newark, New Jersey. She graduated...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 11:49