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.

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The Book Club @ 91.7
6:05 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Devin Brown: Tolkein

Tolkein by Devin Brown

In his biography, Tolkien, Devin Brown tells the story of how J. R. R. Tolkien went from being an obscure Oxford philologist to being one of the best-known writers in the history of literature. Weaving in the major aspects of the author's life, career, and faith, Brown traces the amazing odyssey of how The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings came to be written and published.

The Book Club @ 91.7
6:00 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Mummies of the World

Cody Hefner from the Cincinnati Museum Center tells about the Mummies of the World exhibit running through April 26, 2015.

The Book Club @ 91.7
6:15 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Robbie Rogers: Coming Out to Play

Coming Out to Play by Robbie Rogers

In Coming Out to Play, Rogers takes readers on his incredible journey from terrified teenager to a openly gay professional soccer player for the L.A. Galaxy, who has embraced his new identity as a role model and champion for those still struggling with the secrets that keep them from living their dreams.

The Book Club @ 91.7
6:10 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Jinny Berten: Henri: A Christmas Donkey Story

Henri: A Christmas Donkey Story by Jinny Berten

Jinny Berten, author of Cincinnati Christmas has a new holiday treat Henri: A Christmas Donkey Story.

The Book Club @ 91.7
6:05 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Kay Sloan: Give Me You

Award-winning writer Kay Sloan teaches creative writing, American Studies and literature at Miami University of Ohio.

Miami University English professor Kay Sloan discusses winning the 2014 William Faulkner- William Wise Creative Writing Award for her unpublished novella Give Me You.

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