Mark Perzel

Host of The Book Club @ 91.7

Mark Perzel hosts The Book Club @ 91.7 Saturday mornings at 7:00 am. 

In addition, he can be heard weekday evenings hosting classical music on 90.9 WGUC.  He is also known throughout the public radio industry for inventive, award-winning holiday programs like Tunes from the Crypt, Tunes from the Crypt Goes to the Movies, Feast for the Ears, and Love Greetings.

Mark has worked in the radio industry for more than thirty years. He began in the business when he was a teenager in Charlotte, North Carolina, volunteering for a public radio station.   He attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, majoring in broadcasting and minoring in violin performance.

He has performed speaking parts with performing organizations throughout the tri-state including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Opera Theatre, and the Linton Chamber Music Series, and done voiceover work for numerous commercials and industrial videos.

Ways To Connect

His name is Failure... Timmy Failure... and his detective agency is on the verge of global domination. Global riches. Global fame.

From the New York Times best-selling author Stephan Pastis comes Timmy Failure: We Meet Again - the  third adventure about the comically overconfident sleuth.

Lynne Truss, author of the very funny Eats, Shoots and Leaves presents her latest novel, Cat Out of Hell.

Kelly Blewett speaks with Rachel Held Evans, author of Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church - a memoir about making do and taking risks; about the messiness of community and the power of grace; about overcoming cynicism to find hope and, somewhere in between, Church.

May 2 is Independent Bookstore Day.

Whether you are one, have one, or know one, Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now is an emotional whirlwind that is guaranteed to entertain, amuse, and enlighten.

Jocelyn Coulter, co-chair of the 15th Annual Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair, talks about the event, happening May 2 from 11am - 5pm at DeSales Corner.

Cat Warren is a university professor and journalist who had tried everything she could think of to harness her dog Solo’s boundless energy and enthusiasm…until a behavior coach suggested she try training him to be a “working dog.”

When a new head of the Italian mob threatens Port Richmond's long entrenched Polish crime boss Anton Bielakowski the various criminal factions of Philadelphia don't know who to trust and the promise of war simmers in the underworld. With the help of the FBI monitoring Anton's every move, it's all just a question of who's going to go to jail first... or die.

An advertising creative director for more than 25 years and co-producer of the wildly popular television series Mad Men, Josh Weltman distills everything he knows about the art of persuasion into a playbook of rules, principles, insights, insider anecdotes, and more.

The Crafty Supermarket comes to the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, April 25. The event features one-of-kind hand-made items, paired with great local food, a live DJ and hands-on craft activities for young and young at heart!