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

  In The Geography of Madness, acclaimed magazine writer Frank Bures travels around the world to trace culture-bound syndromes to their sources - and in the process, tells a remarkable story about the strange things all of us believe.

  Shawn Braley, Co-Founder of Cincy Stories, talks about gathering and sharing the stories of Walnut Hills, June 10 at 6pm at The Walnut Hills Story Gallery.

  Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life.

  The New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns with Alone in the Dark - a breathtaking new novel of suspense in the Cincinnati series - that crosses the line between danger and desire, and justice and revenge.

  Gonzo Girl by Cheryl Della Pietra is a “rambunctiously entertaining” debut novel inspired by the author’s time as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant.

  Kim Popa, founder of dance company Pones, Inc. talks about "Graphic," their new production for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

Welcome to Camp OTR

May 27, 2016

  Hear about the summer schedule of Camp OTR - family friendly day camps at Washington Park from Emily Stowe of 3CDC.

Sophie Egan: Devoured

May 20, 2016

Sophie Egan's Devoured weaves together insights from the fields of psychology, anthropology, food science, and behavioral economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and unique look at food in America.

  Learn the difference between how the world works at the quantum level, the cosmic level, and the human level--and then how each connects to the other with The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll.

  Tackling gender, class, courtship, and family, Curtis Sittenfeld honors and updates Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with Eligible.

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